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Texas Trash Dip

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This Texas trash dip has a funny name but is a delicious Mexican recipe for a party. Sometimes referred to as trailer trash dip or white trash dip, a Texas trash dip is a simple warm bean dip recipe optionally served with various delicious toppings.

Creamy and cheesy, this taco-seasoned dip pairs perfectly with homemade tortilla chips or thick corn chips like scoopable Fritos.

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Why you will love making Creamy Warm Bean Dip.

One of the best warm dips As an appetizer and side dish recipe site, we have created and tested our fair share of delicious dips.

Most dips tend to be cold, so finding a warm, melty, gooey, cheesy, Mexican-inspired dip is heaven-sent.

Great for parties, football season, and any time you have a guest, this thick cream cheese bean dip will be a major hit. 

Plus, this dip can be made in the oven or a slow cooker to stay warm and melty—you will be hooked!

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Simple Ingredients

  • refried beans
  • 8 oz. sour cream
  • package of cream cheese softened
  • dry packet taco seasoning
  • fiesta cheese, divided
  • tortilla chips or Fritos for serving

How to make Texas Trash Dip

  1. Preheat the oven to 350.
  2. Add refried beans, sour cream, cream cheese, a packet of taco seasoning mix, and 4 cups of cheese to a mixer. Beat ingredients until combined well.
texas trash dip with cream cheese and shredded cheddar cheese.
  1. Spread the bean mixture into a foil pan or prepared baking dish and top with the remaining 2 cups of shredded cheese.
  2. Bake for 20–25 minutes or until the Mexican blend cheese is melted and the dip is hot.
  3. Serve immediately with heavy-duty tortilla chips.
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NOTES: This dip is basic, kid-friendly, and does not include too much heat.  Make it spicy by adding a spicier blend of seasonings or chopped jalapeno.

What type of toppings go well with Trash Dip?

If you would prefer this Mexican bean dip to have more color and a lot of extra flavors, it’s incredibly easy to layer the dip with your favorite toppings.

Black olives, fire-roasted green chiles, drained and rinsed black beans, fresh cilantro leaves, or a squeeze of lime juice.

Just like a taco dip recipe, add a layer of salsa or salsa verde!

Warm beans go great with cooked ground beef. Just stir in cooked beef with the cream cheese and bean mixture before baking OR layer between beans and cheese.

Serve this party snack with a side of guacamole and sour cream. 

Change up the Cheese Dip

Change Cheese Blends: If a Fiesta Blend cheese (sometimes called Mexican Cheese Blend) isn’t available, try Monterey Jack cheese or cheddar cheese.

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What do you do with leftover Texas trash dip?

Leftover Texas Trash Dip can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 4 days.

Reheat it in the microwave or on the stovetop before serving.  You can also use it to top tacos, enchiladas, or burritos.

More Game Day Dips

Elote Dip is a Mexican-style dip made with canned corn, pepper jack, and Cojita cheese. It is usually served with chips.

Crock Pot Velveeta Cheese Dip is a creamy, cheesy dip made with Velveeta cheese and other ingredients such as black beans and chicken.

TikTok Queso Dip is a creamy, cheesy dip made with Velveeta cheese, Rotel, cream cheese, ground beef, and various spices. It can be oven-baked or melted over a hot grill.

Or see all dip recipes here.

5 from 2 votes

Texas Trash Dip (Warm Bean Dip)


Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Indulge in the heart of Texan flavors with this Texas Trash Dip. Creamy, warm, and irresistibly packed with beans, this dip takes center stage at any gathering. A blend of spices and various cheeses melds together to create a dip that's not only rich and creamy but also full of incredible taste. Baked to perfection, the gooey cheese topping transforms into an oozing layer that promises each scoop will be better than the last. Ensure your next party is an absolute hit, and let your guests dive into this classic warm bean dip loaded with melted cheesy brilliance.

Equipment

  • Disposable Foil Pan

Ingredients
 

  • 32 oz. refried beans canned
  • 8 oz. sour cream
  • 8 oz. cream cheese softened
  • 1 oz. taco seasoning packet
  • 6 cups shredded cheese recommended Fiesta or Mexican Blend

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • Add canned refried beans, sour cream, softened cream cheese, taco seasoning, and 4 cups of blended Mexican cheese to a stand mixer.
  • Beat ingredients until combined well. 
  • Spread the bean and cream cheese mixture into a foil pan and top with the remaining 2 cups of cheese.
  • Bake Texas Trash Dip for 20-25 minutes or until the cheese is melted and the dip is hot.
  • Serve warm bean dip immediately with homemade tortilla chips or scoopable corn chips. 

Notes

NOTES: This dip is basic, kid-friendly, and does not include too much heat.  Make it spicy by adding a spicier blend of seasonings or chopped jalapeno.
Trash Dip Topping Ideas
If you would prefer this Mexican bean dip to have more color and a lot of extra flavors, it’s incredibly easy to layer the dip with your favorite toppings. 
Black olives, fire-roasted green chiles, drained and rinsed black beans, fresh cilantro leaves, or a squeeze of lime juice. 
Just like a taco dip recipe, add a layer of salsa or salsa verde! 
Warm beans go great with cooked ground beef. Just stir in cooked beef with the cream cheese and bean mixture before baking OR layer between beans and cheese. 
Serve this party snack with a side of guacamole and sour cream. 

Nutrition

Serving: 0.5cup | Calories: 387kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 89mg | Sodium: 1021mg | Potassium: 109mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 975IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 414mg | Iron: 1mg

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