Get your party started with 13 of our best Mexican and Southwestern salsa, cheese dip, bean dip, and guacamole recipes.
Mole Barbecue Sauce is the perfect accompaniment to any Mexican dish. Top on your favorite tostadas, enchiladas, or tacos
for a delicious meal.
Be ready to party in just 10 minutes. This fiesta party staple uses a store-bought black bean dip to add flavor and shorten
the ingredient list.
We love the spiciness of this queso dip, but more a milder dip, prepare with regular pasteurized cheese product.
Here’s a healthy version of the all-time party favorite. A hearty serving of Layered Lima Bean Dip weighs in at only 172 calories.
Top lightly with shredded cheese and bacon. You’ll be surprised at how fast it’ll disappear.
This sour cream won't cut through the spice! Seasoned with chipotle peppers, this recipe will give your Mexican recipes just
Save time by picking up gourmet salsa in a jar and adding a couple quick ingredients for fresh, homemade taste.
Serve this delicious salsa with chips to munch on before—and during—the main meal.
Spice things up with Colby-Pepper Jack Cheese Dip, a twist on creamy chicken enchiladas. You can make ahead and keep warm
in a fondue pot or mini slow cooker the day of your party.
Instead of fish eggs, this Southern version of caviar features down-home veggies. Make it a day ahead for the best flavor.
This zesty dip proves you can stay on your diet and still enjoy the party. Blend seven ingredients in a food processor (or
blender), chill for one hour, and you’ve got a cool creamy party dip. Serve with zucchini and squash slices.
This classic salsa gets a decidedly Southern spin by adding bacon and greens. We loved it over cream cheese (a great idea
for leftovers). You can prepare the recipe up to a day ahead―just reheat before serving.
Red Pepper-Black-eyed Pea Salsa is terrific with your favorite tortilla chips. It’s also a tasty, good-for-you topping to
spoon over grilled chicken or fish.
Make this zesty starter up to three days ahead. Leftovers are great for making sandwiches.
This recipe contains all the essential guacamole ingredients -- Fresh avocado, lime juice, onions, chiles, garlic, tomatoes,
and cilantro. Once you’ve made the classic version once or twice, mix and match ingredients to create your own delicious combination.
Southwest White Bean Spread uses a can of great Northern beans for its extra creamy texture. For a healthy option try this
dip with seasoned baked pita chips, sliced cucumbers, and olives.
For a more casual presentation, place black-eyed pea mixture in a bowl, garnish with sour cream, and serve with scoop-style
Made-from-scratch Spicy White Cheese Dip gets its kick from canned diced tomatoes and green chilies.