December 24, 2011

Holiday Cheer - Veggie and Chip Dips

Did you forget you need to bring something to the Christmas Eve gathering?  Here's two easy recipes for any occasion. 

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Herb Veggie Dip Mix


1 tbsp parsley
1 tbsp thyme
1 ½ tsp dried tarragon
1 ½ tsp minced onion
¾ tsp garlic powder
1/8 tsp salt
1/8 tsp pepper
2 cups sour cream
2 tsp lemon juice


Combine all ingredients and mix until well blended.  Cover and refrigerate at least 4 hours before serving.  Serve with assorted fresh vegetables.

NOTE:  To make a gift of this recipe, combine all the herbs together and store in a ziplock bag.  Attach a gift tag onto the bag with instructions to add herb mix with 2 cups sour cream and 2 tsp lemon juice.

Layered Taco Dip


1 can (16-oz) refried beans
1 pkg. dry taco seasoning
1 (6-oz) carton avocado dip
1 (8-oz) carton sour cream
1 (4 ½-oz) can chopped ripe olives
2 large tomatoes, diced
2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
1 (16-oz) jar picante sauce


Combine beans and dry seasoning mix. Spread bean mixture evenly in a 12X8X2-inch dish. Layer remaining ingredients in order listed. Refrigerate at least an hour before serving. Serve with chips. 

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Becky said...

Both of these dips sound really good. Next time I need to take a dish I'm going to take one these.

Merry Christmas!!

Anna Kathryn Lanier said...

The layered taco dip is really good. I fixed it for Christmas Eve.