Has anyone ever taken a hard fall, smack onto the tailbone and injured/fractured it? I did just that this weekend. I was standing on top of my kitchen counter and fell straight backwards, my backside landing smack dab on the hardwood floors. I never knew tailbone injury means such excruciating pain.
At least I can still type. While sitting on my donut-cushion. Guess those aren’t just for post-baby-birth.
I think it’s safe to say I’ll (probably) never stand on the countertop again. In my head, I somehow think I’m still that nimble little monkey-bar-climbing girl. Uh, reality check. Reality can be painful sometimes.
Thankfully, I have a few Game Day goodies I recently made and ate (with friends, of course!) prior to The Fall…
Let’s talk chips ‘n dip. Specifically, this unforgettable 7-Layer Mexican Dip that is out of this world.
This dip is a marvelous symphony of layers…refried beans, browned beef, guacamole, seasoned sour cream, veggies, and lots of cheese. It’s perfection in one big platter. People are more than happy to grab a huge spoon and shovel plenty of dip onto their plates.
Many 7-layer dips don’t necessarily include browned ground beef, but I love the flavor and gusto of ground beef with taco seasoning. It’s like eating tacos, but in dip form. Guess this could have also been called a Taco Dip.
Whatever you want to call it, it’s undeniably mouthwatering and delicious!
Game Day, SuperBowl, or any day get-togethers…make this and watch it disappear. Be sure to have plenty of good corn chips laying around!
7-Layer Mexican Dip
- 2 lbs lean ground beef
- 2 packets, 1 oz each taco seasoning mix
- 1 16 oz can refried beans
- 1 12 oz container sour cream
- 4 medium to large avocados
- Juice of half a lime
- ¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro
- 1 small red onion, chopped
- ½ tsp kosher salt
- ½ tsp garlic powder
- ½ tsp freshly ground black pepper
- 4 vine ripened tomatoes, seeded and diced
- 2 cups shredded cheddar or Mexican blend cheese
- 1 bunch fresh green onions, sliced
- 1 2.25 oz can sliced black olives, drained
- In a heavy skillet, combine ground beef with 1 packet of taco seasoning. Stir well and cook on medium until cooked through. Drain. Combine cooked beef with refried beans and set aside.
- In a bowl, whisk together the sour cream and 1 packet of taco seasoning mix. Set aside.
- In a bowl, place peeled and seeded avocados and mash well. Add lime juice, chopped cilantro, chopped red onion, kosher salt, garlic powder, and fresh black pepper. Set aside
- In a 9x13 or similar size serving dish, evenly spread the beef/bean mixture on bottom. Continue layering in the following order: sour cream mixture, guacamole, diced tomatoes, and shredded cheese. Top evenly with a layer of green onions and sliced olives. Wrap tightly, keep chilled, and serve with hearty corn chips.
Did you make this?
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