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Welcome to my new site!!  I am so excited to be able to share this with all of you.  Please make yourself comfortable and have a look around.  You will see that you can now print my recipes in a printer friendly form.  I am SO excited about that feature!  You can also search for recipes much more easily.  Under Recipes over to the right,  there is a drop down menu and you can easily search for different categories of recipes.  I hope you enjoy this site and stop by often.  You’re welcome anytime!!

Since you’re here celebrating with me today and no celebration is complete without some great food, I want to share this great appetizer with you.  It’s really easy to make, looks really colorful and tastes fantastic!  This recipe comes from Nicole.  She makes this one when she gets together with friends at school.  She told me about it awhile ago and I’ve been waiting for the right time to try it because  I thought it sounded SO good.

I’m sure you’ve all had some kind of layered taco dip before, but this one is a little different.  You mix sour cream, cream cheese and taco seasoning together for the base and then there is a layer of ground beef mixed with taco seasoning followed by layers of lettuce, cheese, tomato, green onion and cilantro.  You could also add sliced avocado, olives and anything else you like to top your tacos with.  The nice thing about this dip is that you can make everything ahead of time and assemble it right before you’re ready to serve it.

Nicole’s Taco Dip

  • 1 lb ground beef (I used 93% lean)
  • 1 package taco seasoning
  • 1 8 oz package light cream cheese
  • 1 cup light sour cream
  • 1 cup shredded lettuce
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup chopped tomato
  • 1/4 cup sliced scallions
  • 2 tbsp cilantro
Chop tomato, onion and cilantro.
Heat skillet over medium high heat.  Add ground beef, breaking up and cooking until no longer pink.  Add 1/2 package of taco seasoning and cook according to package instructions. Remove from heat and set aside.
In a mixing bowl, add cream cheese, sour cream and remaining taco seasoning.  Combine well.
Spread mixture on the bottom of an 8×11 serving dish.
Top cream cheese mixture with ground beef (you may not need all of the ground beef), followed by lettuce, tomatoes, cheese, scallions, and cilantro.
Serve with tortilla chips.
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Tuesday 7th of February 2012

great party recipe, Lisa!

Teri @ The Freshman Cook

Friday 27th of January 2012

This dip looks delicious! I don't think I ever met a dip I didn't like. Thanks for linking up to my Super Bowl Eats and Treats Party. Can't wait to try this recipe!


Friday 20th of January 2012

new site looks very nice....this dish is looking great too....thanks for sending to Midweek Fiesta


Monday 16th of January 2012

That looks fantastic The perfect Sunday watching football snack! Come visit us.We have some great recipes this week.


Sunday 15th of January 2012

Lisa, this is my first visit to your blog, so I have nothing to compare it to. I can tell you I've browsed through your site and think it is wonderful. I love the food and recipes you share with your readers and I'll definitely be back. I hope you have a great day. Blessings...Mary


Sunday 15th of January 2012

Thank you so much for visiting, Mary!!