Black Bean Dip

Black Bean Dip is a versatile dip.This dip can be a part of an appetizer table along with guacamole and salsa and chips. Or in moletes, a Mexican sandwich with beans, avocados, cheese, and meat, or whatever you like.



Black Bean Dip

Black Bean Dip is a versatile dip.This dip can be a part of an appetizer table along with guacamole and salsa and chips. Or in moletes, a Mexican sandwich with beans, avocados, cheese, and meat, or whatever you like.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 144 kcal
Author Laurie


  • 15 ounce can black beans rinsed and drained)
  • 1 jalapeno peppers (minced)
  • 2 garlic cloves (minced)
  • 1 small red onion (minced)
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/4 cup 1/4 cup cilantro
  • 2 tsp 2 teaspoons oregano
  • 1 tsp 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 tsp 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 cup salsa verde ( green salsa or red salsa)
  • 5 radishes (minced)
  • 1 red bell pepper (minced)
  • 1/2 cup jack cheese (grated)
  • 1 cup water if needed


  1. Rinse beans and place them in a large saucepan, add all the remaining ingredients (except radishes and red bell pepper). Simmer 1/2 hour. Remove bay leaf. *Alternative: Use a can of black beans- 15-ounce size can.
  2. Place cooked beans and remaining ingredients in the food processor and process to form a smooth thick paste. Add salt and pepper to taste. Refrigerate, covered until ready to use.
  3. Add radishes and bell pepper. Pour dip mixture into a serving dish, sprinkle with cheese place in the oven 10 minutes to melt the cheese; add some cilantro and surround with chips or use as a sauce. Serve warm.

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Nutrition Facts
Black Bean Dip
Amount Per Serving
Calories 144 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5g 8%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.2g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.1g
Cholesterol 16mg 5%
Sodium 608mg 25%
Potassium 299mg 9%
Total Carbohydrates 16g 5%
Dietary Fiber 6g 24%
Sugars 2g
Protein 8g 16%
Vitamin A 36%
Vitamin C 75%
Calcium 17%
Iron 11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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