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Ground Beef Taco Dip

Easy to make, perfect party food and a fun dipper for Cinco de Mayo! It's always a huge hit!
Course Appetizer
Cuisine TexMex
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Calories 244kcal
Author Deb Clark


  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • ¾ cup water
  • 2 envelopes taco seasoning divided
  • 2 cups sour cream
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 roma tomatoes seeds removed, diced
  • ¼ cup red onion finely chopped
  • ¼ cup cilantro
  • ½ cup sliced black olives


  • Add sour cream and cream cheese to a medium mixing bowl. Beat to combine until smooth. Add one envelope of taco seasoning - mixing until combined.
  • Spread into bottom of 9x9 baking dish and refrigerate while you're browning the beef.
  • Then In a large skillet, brown ground beef over medium heat until no longer pink. Drain excess grease. Add water and one envelope of taco seasoning. Cook until thickened. Cool slightly.
  • Spread ground beef mixture over cream cheese.
  • Top ground beef layer with shredded cheese, diced tomatoes and onions, cilantro and olives. Serve with your favorite chips and enjoy!



Calories: 244kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 75mg | Sodium: 261mg | Potassium: 244mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 733IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 132mg | Iron: 1mg