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layered taco dip

Layered Taco Dip Recipe

Course: appetizers
Cuisine: Mexican
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 218kcal
Layered Taco Dip is one of my very favorite dips. It's ideal for get-togethers and parties, and especially perfect for the Super Bowl! Enjoy it hot or cold...it's an easy crowd pleaser!
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  • 8 ounces cream cheese at room temp.
  • 1/4 cup salsa
  • 2 cups Iceberg Lettuce chopped or shredded, about half a head
  • 1 cup Cheddar cheese shredded
  • 1 cup tomatoes chopped
  • 2 tablespoons taco sauce optional


  • Using a mixer, mix the softened cream cheese and salsa until well combined.
  • Spread the cream cheese mixture over the bottom of a small casserole dish.
  • Layer with lettuce, cheese, and tomatoes, as well as any additional toppings
  • Drizzle a little taco sauce over top
  • Serve with sliced veggies, tortilla chips, or your favorite crackers.



Top Tips for Making the Best Taco Dip

  • You can easily make this taco dip in advance and store it in the fridge for up to a day in advance before serving.
  • I don't recommend freezing this dip.
  • Serve with whatever chips and veggies you like.
  • Feel free to add extra layers with your favorite dips, veggies, and taco toppings.
  • Leftovers will store well in the fridge for 2-3 days.
  • If you're feeding a large crowd I recommend doubling the recipe!


Calories: 218kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 61mg | Sodium: 361mg | Potassium: 194mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 1109IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 183mg | Iron: 1mg