7-Layer Mexican Appetizer

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A fresh Mexican Appetizer - Great for Parties!! I have been making this for years & I am expected to make it for EVERY party during the Summer months!

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  • add   1 (16 ounce) can refried beans
  • add   1 (1 1/4 ounce) packet taco seasoning
  • add   2-3 large avocados
  • add   1 lime
  • add   1 bunch chopped green onions
  • add   16 ounces sour cream
  • add   2-3 cups grated sharp cheddar cheese
  • add   2-3 chopped de-seeded tomatoes
  • add   black olives
  • add   salt
  • add   nacho chips


  1. Layer #1: Spread the entire can of Refried Beans on a dinner-sized plate/platter.
  2. Layer #2: Mash the Avacados w/ a little fresh Lime Juice & Salt to taste. Spread Avacado evenly over Refried Beans.
  3. Layer #3: Mix the Taco Seasoning into the Container of Sour Cream. Spread this evenly over the Avacado layer.
  4. Layer #4: Chopped Green Onion.
  5. Layer #5: Sliced Black Olives.
  6. Layer #6: Chopped Tomatoes I like to remove the seeds before chopping, so it does not turn into 7-Layer Soup.
  7. Layer #7: Freshly Grated Sharp Cheddar Cheese.
  8. Serve with Nacho Chips - I like to get the Nacho Chips from a local Mexican Restaurant.