Tara’s Favorite Seven Layer Dip




Total Time: 40 mins

Prep Time: 10 mins

Cook Time: 25-30 mins

Yield: 6 servings

Dish Size: 9x13 Baker




  • 1 lb. ground beef or turkey
  • 2 Tbsp Beef It Up temp-tations® seasoning*
  • 3 bell peppers (one each red, green, and yellow), seeded and diced
  • 1 red onion, diced
  • 3-4 tomatoes, diced
  • 2 8-ounce blocks cream cheese, softened
  • 1 jar salsa**
  • 2 cups four cheese blend, shredded
  • chips or pitas, for serving




  1. In a heavy bottom skillet over medium heat, sauté meat until browned. Drain and set aside.
  2. While meat is browning, dice veggies.
  3. In a 9x13 temp-tations® baker, spread cream cheese evenly over bottom.
  4. In a small bowl, mix browned meat with Beef It Up temp-tations® seasoning and a jar of salsa. Spread evenly over cream cheese.
  5. Layer peppers, onions, and tomatoes in that order.
  6. Top with cheese and bake in a preheated 325°F oven until cheese melts and layers are bubbly.
  7. Serve with your favorite chips or pitas.


* If you don’t have Beef it Up temp-tations® seasoning blend you can use a packet of taco or chili seasoning.

** I use medium salsa but it’s your choice—hot or mild are good, too.