We know that it's difficult to find a dish that's sophisticated enough to feed the adults in your life while also keeping the kiddos happy. It's our goal to provide you busy parents with recipes that the whole household will love. This recipe is easy to prepare, baked in the oven, and full of fresh flavors! Behold the Southwest Guacamole Dip.

While children typically love snack foods, you'll feel good serving something a little more elevated than the ole chips-n-dip standby– this recipe is a win-win in our book. Serve it up with tortilla chips or offer healthier choices by serving with slices of zucchini, celery, and cucumber. This recipe is also full of healthy veggies like black beans, corn, bell peppers, and Del Monte® Hass avocados of course! Now, let's get to it!

Southwest Guacamole Dip

Guacamole Ingredients:

  • 4 Del Monte® Hass Avocados - pit and skin removed
  • 1 cup chopped cherry tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • 1/2 cup chopped cilantro
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 1/2 tsp of salt
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper - omit if sensitive to spicy foods

Dip Ingredients:

  • 1 12 oz can black beans
  • 1 12 oz can corn
  • Squeeze of a lime
  • 1 4oz can diced green chiles
  • 1/2 cup sliced black olives
  • 1 cup diced orange bell peppers
  • 1 cup chopped cherry tomatoes
  • Optional: garnish with chopped cilantro


1. Preheat oven to 350 and spray a 10 x 10 baking dish with nonstick cooking spray

2. In the baking dish layer:

• black beans

• corn

• diced green chiles

• Squeeze lime over these ingredients and continue to layer:

• black olives

• bell peppers

3. Bake for 15 minutes / until warm.

4. While the dip bakes, add all guacamole ingredients to a medium bowl. Using a fork, potato masher, or the bottom of a cup, mash everything together.

5. Remove from the oven and smear a generous layer of fresh guacamole on top.

6. Garnish with chopped tomatoes. Enjoy!


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