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dipping chip into 7 layer dip

7 Layer Dip

This 7 Layer Dip is a classic appetizer that everyone loves! Packed with beans, cheese, salsa and all things Mexican, grab some chips and dig in!
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword 7 Layer Dip
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 6 Servings
Calories 247kcal
Author Lauren


  • 15 oz black beans 1 can
  • 1 cup light sour cream or full fat
  • 1 cup salsa jarred or homemade (I use Southwest)
  • 1 1/2 cups cheddar cheese grated
  • 2 roma tomatoes diced
  • 1/2 cup green bell pepper diced
  • 1 large Haas Avocado diced
  • freshly ground pepper
  • 1 lime juiced
  • 1/2 cup cilantro chopped
  • 1 scallion chopped (green & white parts)


  • Open can of black beans, rinse and drain well. Pour beans onto serving platter and mash coarsely with fork. Spread beans evenly over entire platter.
  • Spread sour cream over top beans.
  • Spoon salsa by the tablespoon over top sour cream layer and then spread gently to coat but not mix into the sour cream.
  • Sprinkle grated cheese over top salsa layer.
  • Top with diced tomatoes.
  • Sprinkle green peppers over top entire dish.
  • Cut avocado in half, open and remove pit. Scoop out flesh with large spoon. Dice into small pieces and sprinkle pieces over top of dish.
  • Squeeze lime juice over avocado. Top with ground pepper. Sprinkle green onions and chopped cilantro over the top of the entire dish.
  • Serve immediately or store covered in refrigerator until ready to serve.



Calories: 247kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 43mg | Sodium: 531mg | Potassium: 498mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 995IU | Vitamin C: 21.3mg | Calcium: 281mg | Iron: 0.8mg