Friday, January 1, 2010

Mexican Bean Dip

To My Dearest Peanut Butter Fans,

Today's a sad day. I'm not one for resolutions, but an intervention must be immediate. I (sniff, sniff) am announcing the end of my peanut butter-a-thon. I've licked one to many spoons dipped in the creamy (or chunky) stuff and now it must come to an end. Peanut Butter, my friends, is my weakness. The wonderful Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies did me in... I've made them at least 4 times in the past few weeks. My pants are not the ones shrinking. No amount of working out can hide my growing gut.

Heidi :)

Ok, now I have that out of my system! I can share this yummy dip I made for New Year's Eve. I'm sure most of you already make something similar. I love it so much I even ate it for breakfast (no joke!). You know I love my taco-ish flavors. Thanks everyone who has posted their favorite recipes. Please keep posting them!! Enjoy and have a Happy New Year :)

1 can fat free refried bean
1 carton (16 oz) fat free sour cream
1/2 pkg. taco seasoning
shredded cheese
shredded lettuce
sliced black olives
diced tomato (I forgot to buy)
sliced green onions
tortilla chips

Spread beans into bottom of dish. Mix sour cream and taco seasoning and spread over beans. Top with lettuce, cheese, tomato, onions and black olives. Serve with chips.


Carrie said...

I LOVE this dip!! My mom used to make it when I was a kid and we took it to every party! It's just great, like taco salad on a chip!

Katy ~ said...

You are such a doll! LOL about the peanut butter obsession.

LUV this dip! Isn't it the best?!

Jamie Cooks It Up! said...

This looks great! And sadly, I am with you on needing an intervention. I have a whole closet of clothes that are shrinking. Bummer. A real bummer. Well, on to some fabulous healthy food recipes!
Thanks for all of the nice comments you have left on my blog!
Have a great day!

Anonymous said...

Hi Heidi, Just found your website, and love your recipes and your banter, Thanks for the Mexican dip one, it is easier than the one I have, and I am all for that. Great videos too. Moira.

Anonymous said...

This is one of my favorites too! I don't think I've ever had it with the lettuce though. I think it sounds like a fabulous addition. Yum!

Erin said...

This dip is the best...and I think I may need to quit peanut butter along with you! However will we survive?!!?

Fresh Local and Best said...

This bean dip looks terrific. Happy new year!

Chicago Mom said...

I made a similar taco dip today too! LOL
I have to say goodbye to that spreadable cheese stuff - sooooo good, but sooooo bad.

theUngourmet said...

As a lover of all things Mexican Food, I am loving this dip!

Sorry to see the PB go. Maybe you can try Nutella next! :D

Coleen's Recipes said...

You are seriously NOT alone in the "holiday shrinking pants" syndrome haha; if ONLY it were only peanut butter for me. Your dip looks delicious and just what I've been craving since the heavy holidays.

Kim said...

LOL - silly girl, this is what stretch pants are for :D (just kidding) Peanut butter is a favorite of mine too, in fact I just made peanut butter and chocolate chip muffins this morning :D Love the mexican bean dip!!

Krista said...

I'm with you on the PB. Yum! Good luck with your resolutions...I had my reality check with the scale the morning. Grrr.

Love the layered taco dip. It's one of our favorites.

Happy New Year!

Donna-FFW said...

The dip sounds delicious heidi!! Perfect for superbowl too Id bet!

PS.. You look great.

Kristin said...

I make this goodness for EVERY holiday. SO delish!

Tiffanee said...

I love the idea of adding lettuce. I don't know why but shredded is my favorite way to eat lettuce. Strange I know! Good luck with the end of Peanut Butter. I had to quit myself because I was eating it by the spoonfuls right out of the jar. So I understand way too well!!

teresa said...

i do the same thing with nutella, and before i know it, half the jar is missing, naughty teresa!

this is a great looking dip! i love this kind of stuff, especially for new years!

HorseJumper12341 said...

I certainly know what you mean. Peanut butter is my weakness. We made chocolate covered peanut butter balls and peanut butter sandwich cookies over Christmas, and I pigged out on them more than I should have. I guess I'll just have to start going on more walks again. Sigh. Oh well. That's what happens over the holidays. Cheers!

Karine said...

You mexican bean dip sounds delicious! Thanks for sharing :)

SnoWhite said...

that dip sound fantastic!

how did I miss that you are GF?! I appreciate the tip on the flour -- I've not tried it in cake yet... but now I don't think I will.