7 Layer Dip Recipe + #iloveavocados Twitter Party – Win $500 In Prizes

This post brought to you by Avocados from Mexico. All opinions are 100% mine.

I love Avocados

When I was younger my mother used to dress her tacos with avocado guacamole every Taco Teusday. Cringing, I refused to try this vegetable (later learning it's actually a fruit) due to it's green color and smooth texture. It wasn't until years later after I had just ingested half a pan of 7 layer dip that I realized I loved avocados. Now I make guacamole, mix it with ranch to dip my deep fried pickles, and even eat it in salads but my 7 Layer Dip is a specialty. It's super easy to whip up too.

7 Layer Dip

Recipe Type: Appetizer
Prep time: 20 mins
Total time: 20 mins
  • 1 (16oz) Can Refried Beans
  • 2 Peeled, Pitted and Diced Avocados
  • 1/4 Cup your Favorite Salsa
  • 1 1/2 Tbs lime juice – fresh is best
  • 1/4 Cup Chopped Fresh Cilantro
  • 1 (8oz) Container Sour Cream
  • 4 Diced Roma Tomatoes – these are less juicy, they're perfect
  • 1 Bunch Finely Chopped Green Onions
  • 1 (2.25oz) Can Black Olives – drained and finely chopped
  • 2 Cups Shredded Mexican-Style Cheese Blend
  • 1 (1oz) package taco seasoning mix
  • Garlic salt to taste
  • Ground black pepper to taste
  1. In a mixing bowl, mash the avocados. Then add in lime juice, cilantro, salsa, garlic salt and pepper. Mix well.
  2. In a small bowl, blend the sour cream and taco seasoning.
  3. Heat refried beans in the microwave until warm.
  4. Spread them on a 9×13 inch dish/serving platter.
  5. Spread on the Guacamole.
  6. Next spread the sour cream mixture.
  7. Top with Mexican Cheese. Then green onions, tomatoes and black olives.


All of February Avocados from Mexico is celebrating this tasty fruit.  They even have a Share the Avocado Love Facebook app. I just sent my friend an Avocado Diamond – she can't say I didn't give her anything for Valentine's Day! You can also download ringtones, wallpapers, screensavers and blogger badges.


Lastly, on February 7th between 3:00 and 4:00pm EST there will be an #iloveavocados Twitter party with @guacgrl! Stop by for great prizes like gift cards and Café Press gift cards to buy I Love Avocados Gear. I got my daughter this adorable Avocado T-Shirt, in yellow. She loves mommies 7 layer dip! If you like it too, you can find it in the Avocados from Mexico Cafe Press store.


There will be over $500 in prizes awarded during the twitter party! Just follow @guacgrl or hashtag #iloveavocados so you won't miss your chance to win!


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Ashley spends her days avoiding run-ons as she turns words from yellow to chartreuse and wearing out the M & N keys writing about Travel, DIY, and Tech. She hopes to inspire the masses to travel and LIVE happily one InstaTweetPin at a time.

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