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Easy Taco Dip

The party starts when this taco dip arrives
Taco Dip
Jacqui Wedewer/The Daily Meal

This taco dip has had a special spot on our family's grazing table at every single holiday, birthday and Super Bowl party since I can remember.  Customize it to your taste (or to whatever you have lying around in the fridge) by adding olives, jalapenos or even a layer of ground beef.


  • 1/2 Tablespoon chili powder
  • 1/4 Teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 Teaspoon cumin
  • 1/4 Teaspoon oregano
  • 1/4 Teaspoon paprika
  • 8 Ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1 1/2 Cup sour cream
  • 1/3 Cup taco sauce
  • 1 Cup iceberg lettuce, shredded
  • 1 Cup Roma tomatoes, chopped
  • 1/2 Cup green peppers, diced
  • 1 Cup cheddar cheese, grated
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 bag tortilla chips or Doritos


Step 1: In a small bowl, make the taco seasoning by mixing 1/2 tablespoon chili powder, 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder, 1 teaspoon cumin, 1/4 teaspoon oregano, 1/4 teaspoon paprika. Season to taste with salt and pepper. 

Step 2: In a medium bowl, use an electric mixer to blend 8 ounces of softened cream cheese with 1 1/2 cups sour cream. Mix in taco seasoning until well combined.

Step 3: Evenly spread cream cheese mixture in a large shallow glass dish. Spoon on 1/3 cup taco sauce and spread gently across entire dish. Top with 1 cup shredded lettuce, 1 cup chopped tomatoes, 1/2 cup diced green peppers and 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese.

Step 4: Serve with chips and enjoy!