Sunday, August 26, 2018

Every Potluck's Favorite - EASY Cold Taco Dip

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Behold: My most popular recipe. Unfortunately, the thousands of pins are currently leading NOWHERE since it lived on my old blog that I allowed to expire.


Oops.

So, here it is again. With much, much better pictures.


It's funny though, I think the horrible pictures might be exactly what made the original pin so popular in the first place. Pretty pictures make people think the recipe is difficult. Crappy pictures make people think "hey, someone just like me who can't take pictures made this, I can make it too!"

Anyways, this is my favorite potluck offering. It's cold, tasty, and is so easy and inexpensive to put together!


This taco dip is my stepfather's recipe (he wanted to make sure if I was blogging about it he was given due credit). Along with his meatloaf and strawberry pie, it's one of my favorite things he makes and is his most requested item for parties.

Famous Cold Taco Dip
  • 1 can (~ 2 cups) refried beans
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup mayo
  • 1 package taco seasoning
  • 1 cup cheese
  • 1 small tomato, diced
  • 2 green onions, sliced
  • 1/8 cup sliced black olives

-Mix together the sour cream, mayo, and taco seasoning. Add the seasoning slowly and taste as you go to season to your liking.

-In a large, shallow dish spread the beans. Top with the sour cream mixture.

-Top with cheese and the veggies. Put in the fridge until ready to serve.

-Serve with tortilla chips.

24 comments:

  1. Love that this is pretty much just a dump and go recipe! Those are always the best kinds, aren't they?

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  2. Oh that looks super yummy! Will have to remember this recipe.

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  3. Ooh this looks perfect for my next gathering. Love a good ready, set, go recipe! Fall is so perfect for entertaining! Can't wait! I

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  4. I love taco dips, whenever i see them at parties i go for them first!

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  5. We love a Mexican American meal and this is a great taco dish.. I like that its cold and can be a great appetizer as well

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  6. I love how simple this recipe is. Nothing beats having a few quick fixes on hand when you need to rush last minute. Taco is always everyones favorite in our home.

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  7. This is the perfect dip ALL year long. Fun for parties, or for movie night. My family always welcomes this sort of thing anytime!!

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  8. This is a fantastic party option. I love the simple way this comes together and it looks really colorful. All I need is a bag of tortilla chips now!

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  9. Love taco dip, never made it myself though, will have to try this recipe!

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  10. What a wonderful dip. Love that you can serve it dip -- but have you tried it hot? I can picture it nice and gooey warm with tortilla chips.

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  11. I love easy simple tasty good food and this dip fits all those categories..your photos are perfect too so dont worry

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  12. Love the versatility of this dish, serve hot or cold, perfect for football season.

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  13. This sounds like a delicious recipe! I love trying new recipes for my tortilla chips!

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  14. Just in time for football season! I'll be giving this a try!

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  15. I am going to try this cold taco dip, as football season started hubby needs some snack to munch on while watching the game. This will be perfect with bowl of chips.

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  16. I love your dip and the pics are gorgeous! I am loving your theory that ugly pics get pinned more because people feel they can make the ugly ones, I agree. This is a great gameday snack too!

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  17. Who doesn't love taco dip, right? I live for it. This sounds amazing, I just would probably leave off the olives.

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  18. Always fun to have for parties and gatherings...it's a crowd favorite for sure and yours looks delish!

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  19. Yes, this is a favorite of mine, too - minus the olives. I have made it for gatherings, and in smaller batches just to have on hand here. In fact, after seeing this, I now want to make it again!

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  20. This looks delicious! My family loves everything taco, this will be a great appetizer for our next gathering.

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