Easy Taco Bean Dip

Our Easy Taco Bean Dip is true to its name. In just 15 minutes, you'll be enjoying a classic and tasty taco bean dip made simple with Old El Paso™ Original Taco Seasoning Mix, Old El Paso™ Traditional Refried Beans and Old El Paso™ Chopped Green Chiles. It's great as an appetizer or side dish at summer gatherings or as a weeknight go-to for taco night. Quick and delicious, this easy taco dip will be a family favorite. Break out the tortilla chips and dig in!
Prep 15 Minutes
Total 15 Minutes
Servings 56

Ingredient List

  • 1 lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
  • 1 package (1 oz) Old El Paso™ Original Taco Seasoning Mix
  • 1 can (16 oz) Old El Paso™ Refried Beans
  • 1 can (4.5 oz) Old El Paso™ Chopped Green Chiles
  • 1/2 cup chunky-style salsa (any variety)
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded Mexican cheese blend (6 oz)
  • Tortilla chips, as desired
  • Make it FRESH toppings, as desired (see below)
Recipe Continues Below


  1. In 10-inch nonstick skillet, cook beef over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring frequently, until thoroughly cooked; drain. Sprinkle with taco seasoning mix. Cook until beef is coated with seasoning, stirring occasionally.
  2. Add beans, chiles, salsa and cheese. Cook over medium-high heat 4 to 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until thoroughly heated. Serve immediately with tortilla chips and Make it FRESH toppings.

Expert Tips

  • Ideas for Make it FRESH toppings: diced tomatoes, avocado, sliced green onions and sour cream.
  • In a pinch, substitute cheddar cheese or Monterey Jack for Mexican cheese blend in your Easy Taco Bean Dip.
  • Leftover taco bean dip makes a yummy sandwich spread or filling for quesadillas.


  • 1 Serving Calories 35 (Calories from Fat 20);  Total Fat 2g (Saturated Fat 1g ,Trans Fat 0g);  Cholesterol 10mg;  Sodium 115mg;  Potassium 20mg;  Total Carbohydrate 2g (Dietary Fiber 0g ,Sugars 0g);  Protein 2g
  • % Daily Value: Vitamin A 0%;  Vitamin C 0%;  Calcium 2%;  Iron 0%
  • Exchanges: 1/2 Fat
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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