Saturday, January 14, 2012

Taco Layer Dip

This is a perfect game day treat while watching the football playoffs. 

Taco Layer Dip

3 oz cream cheese, softened
1 pound ground beef, cooked and drained
1/3 small onion chopped
1 1/2 tbsp taco seasoning mix
1 1/4 cup refried beans
1 cup sour cream
1 cup Mexican cheddar jack shredded cheese blend
1/2 cup black olives, sliced (optional)
taco sauce

Spread softened cream cheese at the bottom of a pie pan.  Refrigerate while you cook the ground beef and onions.  Stir in taco seasoning mix and let cool slightly.  Spread out evenly over cream cheese.  Cover with refried beans.  Top with sour cream, cheese and black olives.  Serve with taco sauce and chips.

Taco Seasoning

1 tbsp chili powder
1/2 tsp garlic powder
1/4 tsp onion powder
1 1/4 tsp cumin
1/2 tsp paprika
1/4 tsp parsley
1/4 tsp  oregano
1 tsp pepper, freshly ground
1/2 tsp salt

Place in a sealable plastic bag or container that's airtight and mix well.