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Vegetarian Seven Layer Dip with SmartGround Mock Meat


Vegetarian Seven Layer Dip with SmartGround Mock Meat

Vegetarian seven layer dip

Like seven layer dip? Use a vegetarian mock ground beef to make a delicious Mexican seven layer dip with a meaty texture that everyone will enjoy. For a vegan version, you could use a non-dairy cheese and a sour cream substitute. Recipe and image courtesy of Lightlife Foods.


  • 1 package SmartGround Original vegetarian beef substitute
  • 1 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 16 ounce can fat-free refried beans
  • 1 4 ounce can chopped green chilies
  • 3/4 cup taco sauce
  • 2 cups reduced-fat shredded cheese
  • 1 cup fat-free sour cream
  • 1/3 cup chopped green onions
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • tortilla chips for dipping


Crumble the SmartGround beef substitute into a large bowl. Add chili powder and onion powder. Set aside.

In a 13 X 9 X 2 baking dish coated with olive oil, layer the beans, SmartGround mixture, green chilies, taco sauce, and 1 1/2 cup cheese.

Cover and bake at 350 degrees for 25-30 minutes or until cheese melts and bubbles around the edges. Cool for five minutes.

Spread sour cream on top; sprinkle with green onions and remaining cheese. Serve with tortilla chips.

Enjoy your vegetarian seven layer dip!

Nutrition Facts:
Amount per Serving:
Calories: 217, Fat: 5g, Protein: 10g, Carbohydrates: 33g, Sodium: 540mg, Fiber: 4g

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