Protein Powered 7 Layer Dip
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A scrumptious and easily assembled appetizer that's perfect for a hungry crowd. For a vegetarian version simply substitute one additional Birds Eye ® Protein Blends Southwest Style in place of the turkey.
Recipe type: Appetizer
Serves: 8-10 Adult Sized Portions
  • 1 Tbsp Cooking Oil (I used Sunflower)
  • 2 Cloves Garlic, Minced
  • ½ Onion, Diced
  • 1 Pound Ground Turkey (can sub one extra protein blend for vegetarian version)
  • 1 12.7 Oz. Package Birds Eye® Protein Blend Southwest Style
  • 1 14.5 Oz. Diced Tomatoes
  • 1 Tbsp Chili Pepper
  • 1 Tbsp Cumin
  • 1 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1 tsp Oregano
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • ½ tsp Pepper
  • 2 Cups Prepared Guacamole
  • 11/2 Cups Sour Cream
  • 11/4 Cups Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese
  • 1-2 Green Onions, Chopped Fine
  • ½ Cup Tomatoes, Diced
  • 1 Tbsp Minced Cilantro
  1. Heat the cooking oil in a large frying pan over medium heat.
  2. Add in the garlic and onions and cook for a minute or two.
  3. Drop in the turkey and cook until no pink remains.
  4. Add in the frozen package of Birds Eye® Protein Blend Southwest Style.
  5. If you're making a vegetarian version, skip the meat and add a second package of the Southwest Style to your pan.
  6. In addition, add your can of tomatoes and your spices; the chili powder, cumin, garlic powder, oregano, salt and pepper.
  7. Cook for another 5 minutes to incorporate the flavors and then remove from heat.
  8. Spread the mixture into a serving dish approximately 11x9 inches in size.
  9. Add the guacamole over the top followed by the sour cream.
  10. Top with cheese, tomatoes, onions and cilantro.
  11. Serve immediately with fresh tortilla chips.
Recipe by Mommie Cooks! at