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7-Layer Southwestern Dip Recipe

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This recipe for 7-Layer Southwestern Dip, by , is from The Hart Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Emily Hart
Added: Saturday, September 16, 2006


3 c shredded lettuce
15 oz can black beans, rinsed and drained
c chopped red and/or yellow bell peppers
c sliced green onions
1 c sour cream
2 finely chopped jalapenos
1 tsp grated lime peel
1 c chunky salsa
a medium avocado, coarsely chopped
2/3 c shredded cheddar and/or jack cheese
1/3 c chopped olives
1 Tbsp fresh cilantro, chopped fine
Tortilla chips

Line a 12 platter with shredded lettuce. Combine beans, peppers and onion and spoon over lettuce, leaving a border. Dollop sour cream over bean mixture and gently spread, leaving a border. Sprinkle with jalapeno and lime peel. Drain excess liquid from salsa. Stir in avocado and spread over sour cream layer, leaving a border. Sprinkle cheese over the top. Garnish with olives and cilantro. Serve immediately or cover and chill for up to 6 hours. Serve with tortilla chips.




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