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Sinless Seven Layer Dip for Your Super Bowl Party

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Super Bowl Party

The Atlanta Falcons are in the Super Bowl — and there’s going to be a lot of tailgating. Falcon and Patriot fans alike will be dining on wings, pizza, nachos, and guacamole. According to Forbes magazine, Americans will eat almost 200 MILLION pounds of Avocados from Mexico on Super Bowl Sunday!

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Seven Layer Dip

Another game day favorite is Seven Layer Dip. Addictive Seven Layer Dip is one of those decadent dishes that render folks absolutely senseless, so before you know it you find your willpower has gone way south of the border. Not this recipe! I’ve lightened things up for a deliciously winning combination. Shh! Don’t tell your Super Bowl Party guests this is a healthier version — and I promise, they will never know!

Bon Appétit Y’all — and Go Falcons!! 

Virginia

PS Want wings for your Super Bowl Party, too? Check out last week’s post with recipes for Coca-Cola Glazed Wings  and Curried Wings with Peach Dipping Sauce.

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Seven Layer Dip on www.virginiawillis.com
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Sinless Seven Layer Dip

Makes 6 cups
Appetizer
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
20 minutes
Author Virginia Willis

Ingredients

  • 1 can low-sodium pinto beans 14.5-ounce, rinsed and drained
  • 1 teaspoon ground dried red chiles
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 1 avocado halved and pitted
  • ½ cup broccoli florets shelled English peas, or shelled edamame
  • 1 cup chunky salsa
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 jalapeño chile cored, seeded, and chopped
  • ½ cup light sour cream
  • ½ cup plain 2 percent Greek yogurt
  • 1 can chopped chiles 4-ounce
  • ½ cup grated reduced-fat Cheddar cheese 2 ounces
  • 4 green onions trimmed and chopped
  • Coarse kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper

Instructions

  1. Place the beans in the bowl of a food processor fitted with the metal blade. Add the ground chiles and half of the lime juice. Pulse until smooth. Using a spatula, place the puree in the bottom of a 2-quart casserole dish to make the first layer. Set aside.

    If the processor bowl is just a little bit dirty, and as long as you scraped out most of the beans into the serving bowl, go ahead and add the avocado, broccoli, and the remaining lime juice to the bowl. Season with salt and pepper. Process the guacamole until smooth. Spoon the guacamole on top of the beans to create the second layer.

    In a small bowl, stir together the salsa, cilantro, and jalapeño. Pour the salsa mixture over the guacamole for the third layer.

    In a small bowl, combine the sour cream and yogurt. Spoon the sour cream mixture on top of the salsa for the fourth layer. Pour over the chopped chiles for the fifth layer. Top with grated cheese and chopped green onions for the sixth and seventh layers. Serve immediately.

Reprinted with permission from Lighten Up, Y’all by Virginia Willis, copyright © 2015. Published by Ten Speed Press, a division of Penguin Random House, Inc. Photography © 2015 by Angie Mosier.

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6 Responses to “Sinless Seven Layer Dip for Your Super Bowl Party”

  1. Wow! Layer dip is one of my cravings. Thank you for making it lighter. Your suggestions are a clever way to change. I will save this for my next casual event.

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  2. Monica Neil

    Monica Neil February 5th, 2017
    Virginia: just writing to tell you that this sinless dip is spot on! Excellent flavor and I’m not missing a thing! This is 26 smart WW points. So for a party, it is indeed sinless! Thank you for this wonderful recipe that we will surely use again. P.s. My Aunt Wyndy Davis and cousin Amy are the ones who turned me onto your recipes, and I’m so glad they did. Cheers! Monica -Atlanta

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    • virginiawillis

      Monica – thanks so much for reading and having me at your table! I am so happy that you liked my Sinless Seven Layer Dip!

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  3. Beth Howell

    Hi Virginia!
    Love receiving your newsletter!! Recipes are fantastic and your articles a joy to read 🙂
    I hope to catch a class with you at Stonewall ! I was your lead prep and so enjoyed working with you!
    Congrats on the Falcons! Should be a great game but I will be cheering on my BostonPatriots!
    Cheers!
    Take care
    Beth

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    • virginiawillis

      Thanks so much for reading!! I usually cheer for the Pats — but not this weekend! I’ll be back at Stonewall in August. Hope to see you there! Best VA

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      • Monica Neil

        Virginia: just writing to tell you that this sinless dip is spot on! Excellent flavor and I’m not missing a thing! This is 26 smart WW points. So for a party, it is indeed sinless! Thank you for this wonderful recipe that we will surely use again. P.s. My Aunt Wyndy Davis and cousin Amy are the ones who turned me onto your recipes, and I’m so glad they did. Cheers! Monica -Atlanta

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