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Taco Dip

This easy-to-make taco dip comes together in 10 minutes with a few fresh ingredients. Perfect for dipping, dunking, and scooping, this dip is sure to be a hit!

Course Appetizer
Cuisine American, Mexican
Prep 10 minutes
Total 10 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 218 kcal
Author Michelle

Ingredients

  • 16 ounces sour cream
  • cups mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons homemade taco seasoning or 1 store-bought packet
  • Shredded lettuce
  • 1 tomato chopped
  • Shredded cheddar cheese

Directions

  1. In a medium bowl, whisk together the sour cream, mayonnaise and taco seasoning until thoroughly blended.

  2. Spread in a square casserole dish. Top with the shredded lettuce, chopped tomato, and shredded cheese. Refrigerate until ready to serve. Leftovers can be stored, covered, in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Recipe Notes

  • Sour Cream: You can substitute plain Greek yogurt.
  • Mayonnaise: If you have an aversion to mayonnaise and/or you like more tang, substitute room temperature cream cheese.
  • Taco Seasoning: You can use store-bought or make your own homemade taco seasoning mix (I always have a large jar of it in my pantry!).
  • Additional Topping Ideas: Olives, jalapenos, guacamole, diced avocado, salsa, pico de gallo, chopped red onion, cilantro, green onion, and black beans.
  • Storing: Keep the dip covered in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Sitting Out: Since there is dairy in the base, the dip should not sit out at room temperature for longer than 2 hours.
  • Making Ahead: If you wanting to prep ahead you can easily make this taco dip up to 3 days in advance, simply store covered in the refrigerator.

Nutritional values are based on one serving

Nutrition Facts
Taco Dip
Amount Per Serving
Calories 218 Calories from Fat 153
% Daily Value*
Fat 17g26%
Saturated Fat 9g56%
Cholesterol 48mg16%
Sodium 610mg27%
Potassium 200mg6%
Carbohydrates 12g4%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 9g10%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 820IU16%
Vitamin C 4.2mg5%
Calcium 121mg12%
Iron 0.4mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.