Blogging Marathon# 53: Week 2/ Day 1

Theme: Movie Night Snacks

Dish: 7 Layer Mexican dip

My theme for this week’s blogging marathon is ‘Snacks for Movie Night’. Family movie nights have become rare with my husband’s crazy travel schedule but we try and catch up once in a while. I’m not big on snacks, I rather eat a full meal and I’m happy. But the kids and the husband love snacks. So for the next 3 days, I’m going to share some make ahead or quick to make snacks that are great for a movie night (or for any night or party for that matter).

First up is a Mexican layer dip. It has 7 layers with gaucamole, refried beans, salsa, sour cream, shredded cheese, olives and scallions. If you are up for it, you can make some of the layers at home, or if you are like me, just buy some good quality guacamole, refried beans and salsa.

You can make this is in a big glass bowl or as individual servings. I feel individual servings would eliminate double dipping and is mess free. Also since we are eating this while watching a movie, it will stop people from getting up in the middle to get more dip.

Choose some cute containers to serve. Plastic 9 oz glasses are great here. I used little glass bowls that came with a tasting set.

Layer everything up to 2 hours in advance, refrigerate and you are ready to serve with some baked tortilla chips while watching your favorite movie. Skip some layers if you are not a big fan of that ingredient — my husband is allergic to avocado, so skip that layer along with the sourcream and make him 5 layer dip. 

There is no recipe per se, it’s all in the layering, so have fun and enjoy!!

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7 Layer Mexican Dip Yum
Easy to make 7 layer Mexican Dip -- perfect as appetizer for parties.
7 Layer Mexican Dip
Course appetizer
Cuisine mexican
Prep Time 20 minutes
Servings
Ingredients
  • Refried Beans
  • Guacamole
  • Sour cream
  • Salsa
  • Cheese Cheddar Monterey jack Shredded - , or Pepperjack would taste great
  • Olives - chopped
  • Scallions - finely chopped
  • Tortilla Chips - for serving
Course appetizer
Cuisine mexican
Prep Time 20 minutes
Servings
Ingredients
  • Refried Beans
  • Guacamole
  • Sour cream
  • Salsa
  • Cheese Cheddar Monterey jack Shredded - , or Pepperjack would taste great
  • Olives - chopped
  • Scallions - finely chopped
  • Tortilla Chips - for serving
7 Layer Mexican Dip
Instructions
  1. In the chosen glasses/ bowls, layer the ingredients in the same order as listed. Chill until ready to serve. Serve with tortilla chips.
Recipe Notes

Lets check out what my fellow marathoners have cooked today for BM# 53.

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0 thoughts on “7 Layer Mexican Dip”

  1. Oh wowwww!! loving it pavani, just reading the ingredients list i m drooling and want to make it immediately!! Lip-smacking!!

  2. Beautiful and delicious. I wanted to make this but sour cream is what has stopped me. I love the pics Pavani.

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