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Five-Layer Dip

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.

Oxmoor House OCTOBER 2013

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

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

Preparation

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.

Note:

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 162
  • Fat: 5.6g
  • Saturated fat: 2.4g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 1.9g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.4g
  • Protein: 6.8g
  • Carbohydrate: 23.2g
  • Fiber: 2.8g
  • Cholesterol: 13mg
  • Iron: 1.3mg
  • Sodium: 331mg
  • Calcium: 143mg
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