Seven Layer Dip
Put the green beans in a bowl and season with ½ teaspoon garlic, salt and pepper.
Heat the oil in a skillet over low-medium heat. Add the seasoned beans and cook for 2 minutes.
Empty green beans in a bowl and set aside.
Drain the corn, add to the skillet and cook for 2 minutes.
Empty corn in a bowl and set aside.
Drain the black beans, add to the skillet and cook for 2 minutes. Transfer the beans to a small bowl and mash with a fork.
In a deep platter start layering. First spread the shredded lettuce over the platter.
Spread the refried black beans over the lettuce.
Sprinkle half the cheese over the black beans.
Add a layer of corn over the beans.
Sprinkle the remaining cheese over the corn. Add a layer over the cheese with the seasoned green beans.
Carefully spread the sour cream over the cheese, trying not to move the layer of cheese.
Finally add a layer of tomatoes and chilies.
Top with a dollop of sour cream and chopped cilantro, if desired. Serve with tortilla chips.