I made this hot bean and cheese dip for the first time a couple of years ago for a party, but it quickly became a regular house favorite. With refried beans and cheese it has plenty of protein for growing kiddos and the sour cream and cream cheese make it heavy enough to fill everyone up.
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Hot Bean and Cheese Dip Recipe
Making this dip in large quantities and freezing it makes it an easy meatless weeknight dinner, but is is also perfect for football season and parties. Adding this recipe to a once a month cooking menu plan will decrease the cost for expensive, meat-heavy months.
1 Large Can or 32 ounces refried beans
1 cup sour cream
1 8 oz block cream cheese
2 cups Mexican blend cheese
Cover bottom of 9×13 casserole dish with refried beans. Mix together cream cheese and sour cream then spread over refried beans. Cover with Mexican cheese. Cover dish with foil and bake at 400 degrees for 20 minutes or until cheese on top is completely melted.
Serve with tortilla chips.
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