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Loaded with all of your favorite taco toppings, this creamy taco-flavored dip is perfect for dipping with tortilla chips.

This Taco Dip is one of our favorites along with our classic Bean Dip and Chili’s Skillet Queso.

Taco Dip recipe in a white serving dish with tortilla chips.

We Love A Quick Dip!

Make Taco Tuesday even better by adding a tasty dip. We have so many favorites like our 7 Layer Bean Dip, Queso Blanco and today’s Taco Dip!

Just grab your Tortilla Chips and start dipping for a perfect appetizer!

Why we love it:

  • 10-minute dip. It’s so quick and easy to make.
  • A taco twist. This has all the flavors and ingredients of tacos but in dip form.
  • Party on. It’s a great dip for sharing with friends which means it’s great to bring to a Cinco de Mayo Fiesta, a Super Bowl Party or any festive occasion!
  • Customizable toppings. There are endless possibilities to suit everyone’s preferences.
A white bowl filled with cream cheese and seasonings.

Ingredients

  • cream cheese 
  • light sour cream or plain Greek yogurt
  • taco seasoning mix use a storebought package or use about 2 tablespoons Homemade Taco Seasoning mix
  • iceberg lettuce 
  • shredded cheddar cheese or use a Mexican cheese blend, Colby jack cheese, or another favorite. 
  • bell peppers any color
  • tomatoes 
  • black olives
  • more favorite toppings: cilantro, green onions, green chilies
Mixing cream cheese and seasonings in a white bowl with a hand mixer.

How to Make Taco Dip

  1. CREAM LAYER. In a bowl, mix the cream cheese, sour cream, and seasonings. Spread the mixture in a 9-inch serving dish.
  2. TOPPINGS. Then top it with:
    • shredded lettuce
    • shredded cheese
    • tomatoes
    • bell peppers
    • olives
    • more toppings include: black beans, refried beans, scallions, jalapeños, avocado, green onions, cilantro
  3. Keep refrigerated until ready to serve.
A bowl of taco dip with several toppings set out for topping.

BEST ITEMS TO DIP

We hope you love this taco dip as much as we do!

  • tortilla chips, corn chips, Fritos
  • pita chips
  • tortillas
  • crusty bread
  • crackers
  • vegetables like carrots or celery sticks

Storing + Serving Info

  • Make ahead of time. Mix the cream cheese, sour cream, and taco seasoning. Keep this mixture in the fridge the night before you need to serve it. Prepare the rest of the ingredients and keep them separate and in the fridge until you’re ready to assemble the dip and serve.
  • Serving. Make sure your taco dip doesn’t sit out on the counter for more than 2 hours.
  • STORE. Keep it covered in the fridge if you want to eat some later in the day. It will last in the fridge for 3-4 days.
Close up of a bowl of taco dip recipe served with tortilla chips.

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5 from 13 votes

Taco Dip Recipe

By: Lil’ Luna
Loaded with all of your favorite taco toppings, this creamy taco-flavored dip is perfect for dipping with tortilla chips.
Servings: 25
Prep: 10 minutes
Total: 10 minutes

Ingredients 

  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 16 ounces light sour cream
  • 1 (1.25-ounce) package taco seasoning mix
  • ¼ head iceberg lettuce rinse, drained, shredded
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 3 tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 (2.25-ounce) can black olives, drained

Instructions 

  • Mix together cream cheese, sour cream, and taco seasoning. Spread mixture in a 9-inch (or a little larger) serving dish. Top the mixture with lettuce, cheese, tomatoes, bell pepper, and black olives. Enjoy with tortilla chips or pita chips.

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Notes

Make ahead of time. Mix the cream cheese, sour cream, and taco seasoning. Keep this mixture in the fridge the night before you need to serve it. Prepare the rest of the ingredients and keep them separate and in the fridge until you’re ready to assemble the dip and serve.

Nutrition

Calories: 85kcal, Carbohydrates: 3g, Protein: 2g, Fat: 6g, Saturated Fat: 3g, Cholesterol: 21mg, Sodium: 225mg, Potassium: 106mg, Sugar: 1g, Vitamin A: 535IU, Vitamin C: 6.8mg, Calcium: 71mg, Iron: 0.3mg

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

Additional Info

Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Mexican
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About Kristyn

My name is Kristyn and I’m the mom of SIX stinkin’ cute kids and the wife to my smokin’ hot hubby, Lo. My mom’s maiden name is Luna, and I’m one of the many crafty “Lil’ Lunas” in the fam. On this site I like to share all things creative - from recipes to home decor to gifts and home decor ideas. Welcome!

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14 Comments

  1. 5 stars
    This is one of my family’s favorite appetizers!! It’s a hit with everyone & gone in minutes! It’s very easy to put together& you can add all your favorite toppings!

  2. 5 stars
    I love that this only takes 5 minutes to make. This recipe is always a hit and does not last long. I literally have to double the recipe! So good!