McCormick has a well-reviewed seven-layer dip recipe on its website. To make it, gather refried beans, sour cream, taco seasoning mix, shredded cheese and guacamole. Also, gather tomatoes, green onions, black olives and tortilla chips.
Take a shallow serving dish, and spread a 16-ounce can of refried beans on the bottom. In a small bowl, mix 16 ounces of sour cream with taco seasoning mix until well blended. Spread the sour cream mixture over the refried beans, then layer an 8-ounce package of shredded cheese on top.
Spread 1 cup of guacamole over the cheese, then top it with 1 cup of chopped tomatoes, 1/2 cup of sliced green onions and 1/2 cup of sliced black olives. Serve the dip with tortilla chips. Variations of this recipe include using reduced-fat sour cream or shredded cheese. Other low-calorie options involve the use of pita chips or baked tortillas.
This recipe makes 64 2-tablespoon servings, and it only takes about 15 minutes to make. Each serving contains 43 calories, 3 grams of fat and 2 grams of carbohydrates. In addition, there are 8 milligrams of cholesterol, 2 grams of protein and a single gram of fiber. There are also 107 milligrams of sodium.