My friend, Nancy Van Patten, brought this dip to our fiesta this past weekend to celebrate the inauguration of our new Rancho. I was lucky enough to get to the last teaspoon for a taste just before all the party guests scarfed it up. Yummy!
2 large packages of cream cheese, softened
1 can bean dip
1 can picante sauce
Shredded cheddar cheese
Mix the cream cheese, bean dip and picante sauce together until well blended. Spread it on a platter. Top with lettuce, tomatoes, green olives and cheddar cheese.
Serve with tortilla chips
Optionally, you can try adding onions, sweet peppers, or whatever else you want.
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