Spotlight Recipe: Five-Layer Mexican Dip

Pep up your next fiesta with this Mexican dip made with a bunch of healthy trimmings — beans, cheese, corn, avocados and a touch of spice.
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Pep up your next fiesta with this dip made with a bunch of healthy trimmings — beans, cheese, corn, tomatoes, avocados and a touch of spice. With a half-cup of dip per 140 calorie serving, you’ll be able to indulge without much worry. Offer a colorful display of veggies or baked tortilla chips for dipping. If you -- or your guests -- need the real deal, remember 15 tortilla chips (about an ounce) is our recommended maximum serving.

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