Making a healthy taco dip requires using low-fat or fat-free products, such as refried beans, sour cream and cheese along with fresh ingredients, such as green onions, ripe olives, plump tomatoes and taco seasoning. Using the low-fat and fat-free ingredients reduces the calories, fat and cholesterol in this appetizer, making it a healthy alternative for any occasion.
Healthy Taco Dip
This healthy taco dip recipe contains 91 calories per 1/4 cup serving (without chips), 3 grams fat, 10 grams carbohydrates, 5 grams protein, 13 milligrams cholesterol, 381 milligrams sodium and 2 grams fiber. The dip takes only 10 minutes to prepare and requires no cook time, so it can be thrown together at a moments notice to serve to unexpected company.
Prep Time: 10 min.
Cook Time: 0 min.
Ready In: 10 min.
- 16 ounces canned refried beans
- 2 cups reduced-fat sour cream
- 1 package taco seasoning
- 1 tomato, chopped
- 1/2 cups shredded, reduced-fat Mexican blend cheese
- 3 green onions, sliced
- 1/4 cup ripe olives, sliced and drained
- Baked tortilla chips
- Create the first layer: Spread the refried beans evenly into a 9-inch glass pie plate for the bottom layer of the dip.
- Mix in taco flavoring: Combine taco seasoning and sour cream in a small mixing bowl until well blended.
- Layer the flavor: Spread the sour cream and taco seasoning mixture onto the refried beans evenly for the second layer.
- Add the toppings: Top the sour cream mixture with chopped tomatoes, olives, sliced onions and shredded cheese. Serve with baked tortilla chips or scoops.