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Layered Taco Dip Recipe

This Layered Taco Dip Recipe is a favorite appetizer every time it’s made! It’s an easy, no bake dip with a creamy base layer to then add your favorite toppings.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 10
Calories 212kcal


  • 8 ounces cream cheese softened (I use ⅓ less fat)
  • 16 ounces sour cream I use light
  • 1 package taco seasoning
  • 8 ounces of shredded cheddar cheese
  • 8 ounces salsa
  • Optional toppings:
  • Lettuce
  • Scallions
  • Olives


  • Mix cream cheese, sour cream and taco seasoning pack together in a bowl. You can just use a fork or you can use a hand mixer.
  • Spread mixture into a 9 x 12 dish
  • Spread a layer of salsa over top
  • Sprinkle cheese in top of salsa
  • Add any other optional toppings that you prefer.
  • Refrigerate for about 30 minutes before serving.
  • Serve with tortilla chips


Top with shredded lettuce, sliced scallions, olives, or diced fresh tomatoes.
Add a base layer of refried beans or ground taco seasoned meat or a combination of both.


Calories: 212kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 51mg | Sodium: 721mg | Potassium: 239mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 940IU | Vitamin C: 2.4mg | Calcium: 268mg | Iron: 0.6mg