A Little Time and a Keyboard: Bubbly Mexican Layer Dip {Recipe}

Bubbly Mexican Layer Dip {Recipe}

Monday, February 4, 2013

Mexican Layer Dip has always been one of my staples for bringing to parties. It is easy to make and a lot of people like it. My husband and I have been making tons of Mexican-inspired over the years, so I changed our original recipe a little and came up with something new based on other things we have tried. (And the result was delicious, of course!)


1 15 oz can of black beans
1 Tbsp fresh lime juice
2 Tbsp fresh cilantro, chopped
6-8 small tomatoes, chopped
2 green onions, chopped
1 small jalapeno, minced
1/4 cup jicama, sliced thin
1/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese
1/4 cup shredded Mexican blend cheese

Preheat oven to 350 F.

Drain and rinse black beans. Place in bowl. Add 1 Tbsp fresh lime juice and 1 Tbsp cilantro. Mash together. (I use a potato masher to mash my beans--it is easy and fast!) Then, spread the mixture on the bottom of a medium-sized pyrex.

Now, you are ready to layer. First, put on a layer of the cheddar cheese.

On top, layer your tomatoes, remaining cilantro, jicama, jalapeno, and green onions.

Finally, cap everything off with a layer of the Mexican cheese blend. (I chose to use the blend on top to add a little more color.)

Pop the dish into the oven and bake until the cheese is bubbly.

**You can assemble this dish ahead and bake it at the time of the party. I have also warmed it in the microwave. You can also add different ingredients to fit with your tastes. I love recipes that you can alter but still taste great!


  1. Hi, thanks for the follow, I returned the favor gladly! I love the looks and sounds of the bubbly Mexican dip, my husband should flip over it, he loves Mexican food. Thanks for stopping by!

  2. Looks yummy. We also love, love, love Mexican food.
    Found you on Katie's TFT PARTY.


  3. yum, I'm making enchiladas tonight. This would go nicely. Thank you for sharing at the hop xo