Southwest Layered Dip: Picnic Food

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We continue our Picnic Food series today with this yummy Southwest Layered Dip.  Adding the ingredients you like, makes this dip even more flavorful. Serving it up in a jar makes for a fun presentation.

Southwest Layered Dip

Southwest Layered Dip

Super easy, yet full of flavor - pack this Southwest Layered Dip for your next picnic! Recipe from HoosierHomemade.com.


  • 1 can refried beans
  • 1 can black beans
  • 1 container Pico de Gallo…we like Marketside available at Walmart in the produce section
  • 1/4 – 1/2 cup Colby Jack cheese, shredded {depending on the size of jar you are filling}
  • 1/2 – 1 cup sour cream {depending on the size of jar you are filling}
  • Fresh Cilantro {optional}


  1. Begin by layering refried beans in the bottom of jar.
  2. Layer on other ingredients.
  3. Finish with cilantro if desired.

Our Picnic Food series started yesterday with Southwest Chicken Wraps.

Still to come…Frozen Strawberry Lemonade, Citrus Cookies and Superman {Ice Cream} Cupcakes in a Jar



  1. This site looks like SO MUCH FUN!! I can hardly wait for my friend to get her internet working. She has an in-home daycare that I help her with and I have already spotted so many things that would be perfect to try with the little ones!! I’m not sure if we will have enough time this summer to try them ALL!! These are gonna be FUN!!

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