Easiest Layer Dip

I came up with this while on a limited budget and craving a layer dip sans guacamole, lettuce, olives, etc. Super easy and totally delicious!

Original recipe makes 1 8×8-inch dish


1 (16 ounce) can refried beans
1 (1 ounce) package taco seasoning
1 (16 ounce) container sour cream
1 (16 ounce) jar salsa (such as Newman’s Own® medium or hot)
2 cups shredded Mexican-style cheese blend, or more to taste

  • PREP

    10 mins

  • COOK

    10 mins


    20 mins


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Mix refried beans with taco seasoning mix in a bowl; spread mixture into the bottom of an 8×8-inch glass baking dish. Spread sour cream over the refried beans; spread salsa over the sour cream. Sprinkle cheese over the top.
  3. Bake in preheated oven until cheese is melted but not bubbling, 6 to 10 minutes.


Calories: 106 kcal
Carbohydrates: 5.8 g
Cholesterol: 20 mg
Fat: 7.5 g
Fiber: 1.2 g
Protein: 4.2 g
Sodium: 336 mg