Layered taco salad dip with ground beef and cream cheese

Layered Taco Salad Dip with Ground Beef

Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: low carb dip
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 24 servings
Calories: 171kcal
Author: Lisa MarcAurele
This layered low carb taco salad dip with ground beef is made with refried soy beans. But, the soy can be replaced with additional beef if desired.
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Refried Soy Beans (Optional):

  • 15 ounces black soy beans See Note
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil extra virgin
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon unsweetened almond milk or coconut milk

Taco Seasoned Ground Beef:

  • 1 1/2 pounds ground beef See Note
  • 1 small onion diced
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper

Additional Toppings:

  • 4 ounces sour cream
  • 4 ounces cream cheese softened
  • 8 ounces guacamole
  • 2 medium tomatoes diced
  • 8 ounces cheddar cheese shredded
  • 3.8 ounce can sliced black olives optional


Refried Soy Beans (if using):

  • Drain can of soy bean and rinse beans.
  • Place beans in blender or food processor and process until smooth. Blend in remaining ingredients.
  • Heat olive oil in medium skillet. Cook bean mixture until softened.

Taco Seasoned Ground Beef:

  • In large skillet, brown ground beef with onion and garlic.
  • Drain off an fat, then mix in remaining seasonings.


  • In small bowl combine sour cream and cream cheese. Set aside.
  • In 13x9 baking pan, layer in the following order: refried soy beans, taco seasoned ground beef, sour cream mixture, guacamole, tomatoes, and shredded cheese.
  • Top with sliced black olives if desired.
  • Serve on top of lettuce for salad or with low carb tortilla chips as a dip.



If omitting the bean layer, use another 0.5 to 1 pound of ground beef with additional seasonings.
A low carb taco seasoning can be used in place of the mixed spice blend for the seasoned ground beef.


Calories: 171kcal | Carbohydrates: 3.9g | Protein: 7.8g | Fat: 12.9g | Sodium: 316mg | Fiber: 1.9g

Additional Info

Net Carbs: 2 g | % Carbs: 5.2 % | % Protein: 20.1 % | % Fat: 74.8 %


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