7 Layer Bean Dip
This 7 Layer Bean Dip recipe is on the lighter side, easy to make with fresh ingredients, and a crowd pleaser at every holiday or party!
It’s nice to have a few healthy appetizers to graze on, for holiday celebrations. Cooking with summer’s freshest corn, tomatoes, avocados, and lettuce, I’ve come up with a Healthy 7 Layer Bean Dip, perfect for the Fourth of July!
Setting the table for a small dinner party, I decided to stick with the red, white, and blue theme. I love to use linens for a sit down dinner, and for the outdoors, they don’t need to be formal!
Setting the table with cloth napkins tells your guests that this is a special evening! Now I adore paper napkins, as well, especially for larger groups or messy food, but this time I went with what was ironed in my hutch.
The cheery theme of red, white, and blue carries from the table to the flowers, from the stemware, to the straws.
I used a pewter charger with a glass plate, and a red runner down the center.
A chilled, prepared appetizer.
After tying it all together for our special party, I pulled a chilled appetizers from the fridge, grabbed a bag of gourmet crackers, and we were set!
So why did I choose a “healthy dip?”
Summer is the season for dips and yummy appetizers, and I tend to get a little out of control with how much I eat. Especially when you’re grazing, munching, mingling, and having a great time! It’s hard to say no to “one more bite.”
I love cooking fresh!
This dip is made with fresh veggies and Greek yogurt. I added my friend Julie’s homemade taco seasoning (from The Little Kitchen) that she made for me, and beans, and layered it together for a healthy appetizer!
Which, by the way, if you plan on making this Root Beer Float Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting for dessert, you might as well start off the party with something on the lighter side. Right?
I couldn’t wait to serve this dip to my guests – Dig in, friends!
What healthy appetizer will you be making for the Fourth of July?
Yield: 8 Prep Time: 15 minutes Total Time: 15 minutes
7 Layer Bean Dip
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes