Aztec Platter

Title: Aztec Platter
Categories: Appetizers, Dips, Tex-mex
Yield: 10 Servings

1 cn (16 oz) refried beans
1 Envelope taco seasoning mix
3 Ripe avocados; mashed
1/3 c Sour cream
2 tb Fresh lemon juice
2 Cloves garlic; pressed
1 cn (4 oz) chopped green chiles;
4 Green onions with tops;
1/2 lb Grated cheddar cheese
1/2 lb Grated Monterey jack cheese
12 Pitted ripe olives; sliced
1 lg Tomato; diced
Fresh parsley or cilantro
-leaves; for garnish
A bag of tortilla chips; for

Use a 10-12-inch diameter glass shallow round plate (glass makes a pretty
presentation, like it does with trifle). For layer 1, mix the refried beans
and taco seasoning; spread onto plate, not quite to the edge. Layer 2: mash
avocadoes with sour cream, lemon juice, and garlic; spread on top of bean
layer. Layer 3: Sprinkle green chile and green onions on avocado layer.
Layer 4: Combine cheeses and sprinkle over chile layer. Layer 5: Lay sliced
olives and tomato cubes in a wedge-shaped design. Decorate with parsley and
cilantro. Serve with chips and spreading knives…and a pitcher of
margaritas 🙂
Posted to MC-Recipe Digest by “Crane C. Walden” on
Mar 8, 1998