Heavenly Healthier Layer Dip | GridIron Chef Contest

Total Prep/Cooking Time: 80 minutes
Number of Servings: 6 (2-3 breakfast servings)     
Serving Size: ½ cup

Directions

Yields 12 servings (3/4 Cup per serving)

Layer 1 - Better "Refried" Beans

  • 1 can low-sodium black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 cup low-sodium vegetable stock
  • 1/2 tsp. onion salt

Combine all ingredients in food processor, mix until smooth. Pour into non-stick skillet, heat over medium-high heat, stirring constantly until thick and bubbly (about 5 minutes). Spread “refried” bean mixture into bottom of glass 9x13 inch pan.

Layer 2 - Special Sauce

  • 2 cups Greek yogurt, non-fat, plain
  • 4 oz. cream cheese, low-fat
  • 1 package taco seasoning, low-sodium

Nutrition Facts | Heavenly Healthier Layer Dip | GridIron Chef Contest

Whisk all ingredients until smooth, spread special sauce on top of beans with rubber spatula.

Layer 3 - Salsa

  • 1 medium container salsa

Spread salsa carefully over special sauce with a rubber spatula.

Layer 4 - Cheese

  • 2 cups shredded cheese, low-fat, Colby-jack mix or Mexican mix

Sprinkle cheese over top of salsa.

Layer 5 - Garnish

  • 1 tomato, chopped
  • 1/2 cup scallions, diced

Sprinkle tomato and scallions over cheese.

***Serve with baked tortilla chips***

Nutrition Facts includes tortilla chips

This recipe was voted overall GridIron Chef 2013 grand prize.