The Best Easy Taco Dip Recipe – A Perfect Football Party Food!

If it’s football season, then chances are we have a plate of this Game Day Taco Dip in our fridge.  This is my husband’s go-to snack for Football Thursday, Football Saturday, Football Sunday, and Monday Night Football.  Question: Why do men get to watch new football games four nights a week, and us women only get to watch The Bachelor one night a week?  Hmm.  But back to this easy taco dip recipe.  This dip is so delicious that I will actually watch a few plays of a football game to sneak a bite or two off my husband’s plate, usually while he’s jumping up and down yelling at the tv.  🙂  Want to make a delicious and super easy football snack for your own husband?  Try this Game Day Taco Dip, that’s sure to become your new favorite easy football party food!

Easy taco dip recipe - The perfect easy football party food!

The absolute best thing about this Game Day Taco Dip, besides the delicious flavor?

It is a cinch to make!

Like, it literally couldn’t get any easier.

Just a handful of pre-made ingredients, a little mixing, and minimal chopping and you’re on the way to taco dip-town.

The best easy taco dip recipe - The perfect football party food!

Isn’t this easy taco dip recipe just beautiful?!  It’s just begging to be enjoyed.

And the only real work involved in this easy taco dip is chopping tomato and onion, if you can call that work.  Even harder than the chopping is keeping your hubby’s hands out while you’re trying to finish it.

The best easy taco dip recipe - The perfect easy football party food!

And, yes, as you can see, my husband absolutely insists on eating this delicious dip with Nacho Cheese Doritos.  Always has, always will.

But, it’s just as yummy with regular tortilla chips.

Easy taco dip recipe - The perfect easy football party food!

Confession: This was one of my favorite recipes to photograph and post.

You know, ’cause it was hard work eating the taco dip to get a photo of the center Mexican-goodness.  And, because all of the colorful toppings make it just so darn pretty.  Almost too pretty to eat… almost!

Easy taco dip recipe - The perfect easy football party food!

Try it for yourself!  And be everyone’s best friend at your next football party!

Yield: 8 Servings

Game Day Taco Dip

The best easy taco dip recipe - The perfect football party food!

This yummy and easy taco dip recipe is the perfect football party food!  No cooking and very little chopping make this delicious dip a cinch to whip up.  Serve with Nacho Cheese Doritos (my husband insists!) or tortilla chips.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes


  • 1 can refried beans
  • 1 8 oz container sour cream
  • 1 1 oz package taco seasoning (we like Old El Paso)
  • 1 8 oz bag shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 medium tomato, chopped small
  • 1/2 onion, diced
  • 2-3 oz chopped black olives
  • sliced green onion (optional)
  • diced jarred jalapenos (optional)


  1. Spread refried beans over base of your serving dish.  We used an oblong plate about 10" x 12".
  2. In a small bowl, mix taco seasoning packet into sour cream until well combined.  Layer mixture on top of refried beans.
  3. Sprinkle shredded cheese on top of sour cream layer.
  4. Sprinkle chopped tomato, onion, and black olives on top of cheese.
  5. Top with green onions and jalapenos, if desired.


This recipe is easily customizable to your own taste.  Use as much or as little of the toppings as you wish.  Also, add your own toppings like taco sauce or avocado. 

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:

8 Servings

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 263Total Fat: 18gSaturated Fat: 9gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 45mgSodium: 857mgCarbohydrates: 15gFiber: 4gSugar: 3gProtein: 11g

Nutrition information isn't always accurate.

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