Olé Frijolés Dip

carrot and celery sticks

Makes 4 servings


  • 1 cup low-fat or fat-free refried beans
  • 1/4 cup mild taco sauce
  • 1/3 cup low-fat cheddar cheese
  • Corn chips, baby carrots, and/or celery


  1. Wash hands and surfaces.
  2. Wash lid of refried beans can. Open with clean can opener.
  3. Place 1 cup of low-fat refried beans into bowl.
  4. Measure 1/4 cup of taco sauce and add to beans.
  5. Measure 1/3 cup of cheese into beans.
  6. Stir gently until mixed.
  7. Heat for 1 minute in microwave or until the cheese melts.
  8. Remove bowl from microwave using hot pads. Stir again.
  9. When cooled, serve with corn chips, carrots, and/or celery.
  10. Refrigerate leftovers immediately.

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