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Five-Layer Dip

Photo: Oxmoor House
Total time 1 hr
Yield

Serves 12 (serving size: 1/2 cup dip and 4 tortilla wedges)

This popular party dip gets a face-lift with a few simple changes. Keep fat and calories to a minimum by swapping whole-kernel corn for the customary layer of ground beef.

Ingredients

  • 6 (8-inch) flour tortillas
  • Cooking spray
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 (16-ounce) can organic refried beans (such as Amy's or Eden Organic)
  • 1 cup organic bottled salsa (such as Muir Glen)
  • 2/3 cup frozen whole-kernel corn, thawed
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions
  • 2 tablespoons chopped black olives
  • 3 ounces preshredded 4-cheese Mexican blend cheese (about 3/4 cup)
  • 3/4 cup (6 ounces) light sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro

Nutrition Information

  • calories 162
  • fat 5.6 g
  • satfat 2.4 g
  • monofat 1.9 g
  • polyfat 0.4 g
  • protein 6.8 g
  • carbohydrate 23.2 g
  • fiber 2.8 g
  • cholesterol 13 mg
  • iron 1.3 mg
  • sodium 331 mg
  • calcium 143 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 350°.

  2. Cut each tortilla into 8 wedges, and arrange wedges in single layers on 2 baking sheets. Lightly spray wedges with cooking spray; sprinkle with paprika. Bake at 350° for 15 minutes or until lightly browned and crisp. Cool.

  3. Combine juice, cumin, and beans in a medium bowl, stirring until well combined. Spread mixture evenly into an 11 x 7-inch glass or ceramic baking dish coated with cooking spray. Spread salsa evenly over beans. Combine corn, onions, and olives; spoon corn mixture evenly over salsa. Sprinkle cheese over corn mixture. Bake at 350° for 20 minutes or until bubbly. Let stand 10 minutes. Top with sour cream; sprinkle with cilantro. Serve with tortilla chips.

Cook's Notes

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