What could make your party better? Seven ingredients layered systematically together to create a classic dip. Perfect for a football party or a casual get-together with friends, this dip is always a crowd-pleaser — and it feeds a crowd. Try some of our top recipe picks and get layering (and dipping).
The traditional seven-layer dip is comprised of refried beans, guacamole, sour cream, chopped tomatoes, grated cheese, black olives, and ground beef. Green onions, lettuce, and jalapeño can also be added for texture and spice. Who can resist all those layers of flavor in one bite?
To make the ultimate seven-layer dip, start by spreading each layer evenly in a large casserole dish or bowl. For a fun and festive presentation, use a clear dish so that you can see each of the layers. Chill the dip before serving and don't bother with the forks — serve with tortilla chips.
So, next time you need a creative appetizer that is sure to become a new favorite, try one of these easy seven-layer dip recipes. With so many layers and choices, it's easy to incorporate your favorite vegetables and ingredients.
Emily Jacobs is the Recipe editor at The Daily Meal. Follow her on Twitter @EmilyRecipes.