Diablo Layered Dip

Packed with flavour and goodness, this colourful party dip is sure to be a hit. You can also prepare this recipe in one large dish, such as a pie plate.

Recipe and photo are courtesy of Foodland Ontario.

Prep Time: 20 mins. | Cook Time:  15 mins. | Serves: 6


1 can (14 oz/398 mL) red kidney beans, drained, rinsed and mashed
2 tsp (10 mL)  vegetable oil, divided
1 small Ontario Onion, chopped
1 medium Ontario Carrot, shredded
1 clove Ontario Garlic, minced
2 tsp (10 mL)  chili powder
1 cup (250 mL)  chopped Ontario Green Cabbage
1 cup (250 mL)  chopped Ontario Mushrooms
1 medium Ontario Tomato, chopped
1-1/2 cups (375 mL)  shredded Ontario Monterey Jack Cheese
1/2 cup (125 mL)  Ontario Light Sour Cream
Chopped fresh Ontario Coriander


  1. Spread about 6 tbsp (90 mL) mashed beans in each of 3, 1-1/2 to 2 cup (375 to 500 mL) microwaveable dishes.
  2. In medium non-stick skillet, heat 1 tsp (5 mL) oil over medium heat. Add onion, carrot and garlic and cook until softened, about 3 minutes. Remove to a bowl and stir in chili powder.
  3. In same skillet, add 1 tsp (5 mL) oil, cabbage and mushrooms. Cook until tender, stirring often, 6 to 8 minutes. Stir into carrot mixture until blended. Spoon about 1/2 cup (125 mL) over beans in each dish. Top evenly with tomatoes, then cheese.
  4. Microwave bowls at medium (50%) until heated through and cheese is melted, about 6 to 7 minutes.
  5. Spoon sour cream over each dish and garnish with coriander. Serve with pita chips or tortilla chips.

Nutritional Information

Per serving:
Protein: 12 grams
Fat: 12 grams
Carbohydrate: 19 grams
Calories: 226
Fibre: 6 grams
Sodium: 350 mg