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Five Layer Mexican Fiesta Dip

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Here we go… a Mexican fiesta right before your very eyes!  I had way to much fun creating this little cups of joy.  I presented these to a wide range of taste testers and they were a 100% hit.  No one could get over the fact that I didn’t use dairy or beans.  The look on their faces when I told them that the “refried beans” were made from sunflower seeds, was priceless.  I used small single serving sized cups but you could prepare this in a large baking pan as well.  I can tell you though, I will always make them in the cups… everyone enjoyed walking around with them, everything portioned out, no messy plates… just down right fun.

What Bob really loved about these was the fact that each layer had its own flavor and texture.  It wasn’t “one-note” that many dishes such as this could become.  I didn’t post a link for a salsa because every time I make it, it’s a little different.  Salsas are very simple and quick to make.

My sweet sister was here visiting with us for a few weeks and little did she know that she was going to become a taste tester for me too.  She was the perfect candidate   She isn’t a raw foodist, a vegan or vegetarian.  She enjoys good ole fashion comfort food.  So I knew that if I could get each of these components to pass by her as the “real thing”, I had a hit on my hands.  She loves refried beans, sour cream, cheese and chips… and guess what?  She LOVED every single one of them.  She was literally shocked when I told her as to what each one was made from.  Yay!  It’s a win.  Thanks sissy.   Now… time for you to try it and when you do, please let me know what you think.

Ingredients: 15  / 9 oz clear cupsFive-Layer-Mexican-Fiesta-Dip5

Preparation:

  1. The Taco “Meat” wasn’t used in this creation but would be great to add to it.
  2. Prepare each component listed above and any extras that you might enjoy.
  3. To create nice clean layers, place each component in a piping bag, as shown below.
  4. Layer and create your masterpiece!
  5. Cover with plastic wrap and place in the fridge.  You can eat them right away but letting them sit in the fridge for 2+ hours will allow the flavors to meld.
  6. These will keep up to 3-5 days in the fridge.

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“Refried Beans”

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Guacamole Dip

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Sour Cream

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Spicy Touchdown “Cheese”

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Chili “Cheese” Crackers

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Taco “Meat” 

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Here is another great way to combine these recipes… Spicy Taco Bites!

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Looking for another idea?  Make burritos! Sun-dried Tomato Corn Wraps

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18 thoughts on “Five Layer Mexican Fiesta Dip

  1. Christine says:

    Oh, wow, Amie Sue! Mexican food is my all time favorite and 5 layer dip is the bomb! Thank you, thank you!

    • amie-sue says:

      For you and me both, Christine. I could eat Mexican food 24/7. hehe I encourage you to give it a try and if you do, let me know. amie sue

  2. Blanca says:

    felicidades ,esto es delicioso gracias por compartir Dios la bendiga mucho

    • amie-sue says:

      I love my Google translator friend. hehe “ongratulations, this is delicious thanks for sharing God bless you”

      Your welcome Blanca… have a blessed and wonderful weekend. amie sue

  3. Linda says:

    Thank you so much for this wonderful blog and web site! We are trying to eat more raw and vegan, and your recipes are amazing ! Simple with ingredients that I actually know what they are . . . appreciate so much you sharing your knowledge and talents in the kitchen with all of us :) Keep on keeping on !

  4. Natasha says:

    Amie you are amazing! I have been craving 5 layer dip for the past week and was contemplating going out and getting the real stuff :( I’m soooooo thankful for this recipe, and I am going to make it next week for my kiddies.

    • amie-sue says:

      Please let me know how the kiddos like it Natasha. I love hearing what kids think of raw foods… they can be the toughest critics. hehe How old are they? amie sue

      • Natasha says:

        They are 12 (13 in 2 months) and 9 (10 next month). My son, the oldest is much easier to please. My daughter only likes 2 raw dishes I’ve prepared so far. She is tough!

        • amie-sue says:

          Oh fun ages…. you have your hands full. :) Well don’t give up. You are planting “Seeds”. There are foods like I love today but didn’t as a child and I know that you are aware that their taste buds will shift throughout time. :) Does your daughter have a favorite dish or dessert that maybe we I could work on converting to raw or a healthier version? Have a terrific day, amie seu

  5. Natasha says:

    Just a thought…. What about a Chinese food week? Or Indian? Mmmmmmmmmm!!!!!

    • amie-sue says:

      Oh that sounds like fun Natasha… in time I will work that out. Indian would be a whole new world of spices to me, which is good… it would take me out of my comfort zone and cause me to grow. That is always welcomed. Have a splendid day, amie sue

  6. Kanti Pike says:

    Oh thank you, Amie Sue! I can’t wait to make this!

  7. Sheri says:

    Mouthwatering!

    • amie-sue says:

      I have to admit Sheri, it tastes as good as it looks. I finally found my fix for Mexican cravings! Have a great day, amie sue

  8. Nancy says:

    I never stop being amazed at your beautiful creations, using all these wonderful foods that we may choose from, thanks so much. I am wondering what size cups you used and how many cups this recipe makes? and I was not clear if I should double the guacamole recipe of if the one here is a double recipe? Also not at all related but, my favorite non raw thai dish is yellow curry chicken, it has a yellow curry sauce over bits of chicken, carrots, onions, and potatoes, and I was wondering if you have ideas on how to make it raw? Thanks for all you dedication and for sharing your very special creations with us Nancy

    • amie-sue says:

      ACK! Nancy!! I am sorry that I am tardy in responding to you… I am not sure how I missed your comment. Forgive me? :)

      It says right in the recipe “Ingredients: 15 / 9 oz clear cups” :) and yes, I made a double recipe of the guacamole. The recipe on my site is a single batch.

      On your curry, are you just wanting a raw sauce to put over the chicken still? Can you please share your complete cooked recipe and I will see what I can do for you. :) Blessings, amie sue

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