How To Make The Most Show-Stopping Taco Dip Recipe
So, you've been asked to bring an appetizer to your bestie's Super Bowl party. In preparation for the gathering, you're likely to be on the hunt for a recipe that comes together quickly, but still tastes amazing. Buffalo wings could be good, but prepping those require the kind of effort you just don't feel like putting in right now. And yeah, everyone would probably gobble up an ungodly number of veggie kebabs, but do you really want to spend an hour sticking toothpicks in every single one? This is where a good taco dip comes in to save you from your dilemma: it always delivers on everything you'd demand from an entertaining appetizer. It's so easy, takes approximately one second to make (ok, that's a little bit of an exaggeration), looks colorful and delicious, and tastes divine. Here's everything you need to know about making a taco dip recipe that's gonna make jaws drop, even with the big game on.
What is taco dip?
A classic taco dip is made from mixing together cream cheese or sour cream (your choice), and taco seasoning. You can use a store-bought taco seasoning, or make your own to spice things up.
What are the best ingredients for a taco dip?
Sour cream or cream cheese, taco seasoning, cheddar or jack cheese, diced tomatoes, jalapeños, sliced black olives, shredded lettuce and bell peppers all pair well with taco dip. Of course, you'll want some corn chips to dip with!
How can I personalize my taco dip recipe?
You can personalize your taco dip recipe by adding or subtracting spice with the amount of taco seasoning you mix in the base. A cream cheese base will produce a thicker taco dip, while sour cream will make a thinner one. You can also get creative with adding toppings you love, like avocado or a protein of your choice to make it even heartier, or omitting the ones you don't.
Does it take a long time to make taco dip?
Taco dip only takes about 10 to 15 minutes to make. This easy, last-minute recipe is perfect to make for birthday gatherings, Super Bowl parties, or if you're just craving some spice.
Our Top Taco Dip Recipes
A Classic Taco Dip Recipe: 3-Ingredient Magic Taco Dip
This classic taco dip recipe earns the award for Insanely Easy To Make. Just mix three ingredients, and you're good to go! Serve alone, or with an array of crunchy snacks, like chips, carrots, bell peppers, or celery sticks. (via A Spicy Perspective)
Best Toppings: Easy Taco Dip
Get creative with topping your taco dip — after all, the toppings are what add all that addicting texture. Have fun arranging a cool design with the black olives, cheese and tomatoes and whatever other magic you choose. Or, you could throw everything on there with no regard — it'll be gone in a matter of minutes anyway. (via Culinary Hill)
Best Gluten-Free Taco Dip Recipe: 7 Layer Dip with Cream Cheese
This delicious taco dip lies atop a hearty bed of refried beans, which adds a creamy texture as well as some extra protein. For the gluten-free babes, this taco dip is a must-make. Plus, with a layer of chunky salsa, it packs a spicy punch that we know you've been craving. (via Cilantro Parsley)
For An Amazingly Different Take on Taco Dip: Hot Chicken Enchilada Bean Dip
Though not a traditional taco dip build, this recipe still delivers all of the flavorful goodness you'd expect. Fresh ingredients really elevate this dip and form a (mostly) healthy bite. If you want to go above and beyond for an appetizer, this Hot Chicken Enchilada Bean Dip is the way to go. (via Half Baked Harvest)
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