• prep: 15 min
  • cook: 0 hr
  • total: 15 min
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  • Summary

    Layered Mexican Dip is an all-time favorite in its simplest form. Cream cheese, salsa, cheese, lettuce & tomatoes - crema, if desired.

    Ingredients

    • For the Layered Mexican Dip:
    • (Double all ingredients if using a 9x13 inch dish.)
    • 1 8-ounce package cream cheese, softened
    • 1 cup Picante sauce or tomato salsa - save 1/2 cup for topping
    • 1/2 Iceberg lettuce, chopped into bite-size pieces
    • 1/2-1 cup Cheddar Cheese or Mexican Cheese Blend, shredded
    • 1-cup diced tomatoes
    • Avocado Crema, if desired – recipe below
    • Optional other ingredients:
    • Black olives
    • Avocados, diced
    • Black beans
    • Green, sliced or Sweet yellow onion, diced
    • Whatever else your little heart desires.
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    • For the Avocado Crema:
    • 2 avocados, peeled, pitted
    • Juice from 1/2 lime (approximately 1-tablespoon fresh juice)
    • 2 tablespoons sour cream or plain yogurt
    • 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro leaves, chopped
    • Kosher salt
    • Freshly ground black pepper
    • 2 tablespoons milk, if needed
    • Optional Ingredients:
    • 1/2 teaspoon Sriracha Sauce
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
    • 1-teaspoon honey (I prefer unsweetened Crema)

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 387 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 27 g 42.01%
    • Saturated Fat: 9 g 45.96%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 34 mg 11.2%
    • Sodium: 810 mg 33.76%
    • Calcium: 334 mg 33.37%
    • Potassium: 986 mg 28.16%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 3 mg 16.34%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 31 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 13 g 53.16%
    • Sugar: 6 g
    • Protein: 12 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 2 g
    • Vitamin A 22.03%
    • Vitamin C 34.46%
    • Vitamin D 0.65%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat2
    • Exchange - Fruit1
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total2 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy1 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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