Cheesy Pinto Bean Dip

A warm dip perfect with Clancy's Tortilla Chips or Clancy’s Big Dipper Corn Chips*!

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°. 
  2. Drain pinto beans and divide in half.
  3. Place 1/2 of beans and 1/2 packet of taco seasoning mix in a food processor and blend to a semi-smooth consistency.
  4. Dry remaining beans on a paper towel. Then toss with remaining taco seasoning. Set aside.
  5. To assemble: Spread Neufchâtel Cheese on 9-inch pie plate.
  6. Layer with mashed pinto beans, then salsa, then whole pinto beans, then green chiles.
  7. Top with cheese and bake for 15 minutes or until cheese is melted and golden brown.
  8. Garnish with green onions and serve!

Recipe Courtesy of Chef Alyssa,
ALDI Test Kitchen

Ingredients:

29 ounces Dakota’s Pride Canned Pinto Beans

1.25 ounces Casa Mamita Taco Seasoning Mix

8 ounces Fit & Active Neufchâtel Cheese, softened

1/2 cup Casa Mamita Medium Salsa

4 ounces Benita Chopped Green Chiles*

1 cup Benita Shredded Quesadilla Cheese

3 green onions, sliced thin

*These are Special Buy items that are only in stores for a limited time and may no longer be available.


Prep Time:
15 minutes

Cook Time:
15-20 minutes

Total Time:
30-35 minutes


Serves:
12-16