Cojita cheese is a Mexican cheese that comes in a hard, dry form or in a moister version. This recipe uses the moister, crumbly version to add flavor to an easy, make-ahead appetizer dip.

Source: Midwest Living

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Recipe Summary

prep:
30 mins
chill:
1 day
Servings:
8
Max Servings:
10
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Bonanza Bean Dip

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  • In bowl combine beans and cayenne. In one half of bottom of 2-quart rectangular baking dish spread bean mixture in even layer. Spoon Lime Guacamole in other half, spreading evenly. Sprinkle both with cojita cheese. Spread sour cream over all. Cover; chill up to 24 hours.

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  • Before serving, sprinkle tomatoes, well-drained olives, and onions over sour cream. Sprinkle cheese over tomatoes. Sprinkle onion tops. Pass lime wedges. Makes 8 to 10 (1/2 cup) servings.

Nutrition Facts (Bonanza Bean Dip)

325 calories; total fat 26g; saturated fat 6g; polyunsaturated fat 2g; monounsaturated fat 11g; cholesterol 30mg; sodium 411mg; potassium 762mg; carbohydrates 22g; fiber 10g; sugar 2g; protein 11g; vitamin a 1118IU; vitamin c 21mg; thiaminmg; riboflavinmg; niacin equivalents 2mg; vitamin b6mg; folate 97mcg; vitamin b12mcg; calcium 222mg; iron 2mg.

Lime Guacamole

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  • In bowl combine avocados, tomato, onion, jalapeno, garlic, lime peel, lime juice, salt, pepper, and hot pepper sauce.

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