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A few years ago, we went to Florida and I got one of my favorite meals to date: Black Bean Soup. Ever since then, I absolutely love using black beans (especially over pinto beans) when I can in recipes. And easy recipes like this Black Bean Dip are definitely some of my favorites.
I'm not sure what it is, but I love dips. Hummus, salsa, ranch, seven layer – you name it, I've most likely had it, made it and eaten it. Dips are one of the only ways I eat veggies raw, too. And when I can bring a little bit of Mexican flare into it? Yes please!
This Black Bean Dip is the perfect mix of spices and beany, fiberous goodness. It has a ton of flavor and isn't spicy which is just right for my taste buds. But if you want to kick it up a notch or two, add in some jalapeños or cayenne pepper!
- 1 Can of Black Beans 15 oz, drained
- 1/2 Medium Onion
- 1 Tbsp Minced Garlic
- 2 Tsp Lime Juice
- 2 Tsp Cumin
- 1 Tsp Chili Powder
- 1/2 Tsp Salt
- Cilantro to taste Optional
- Chop the onion in quarters and throw in the food processor. Process until finely diced.
- Add in the rest of the ingredients and blend until thoroughly mixed.
- Serve hot or cold with vegetables or chips.
Some of my favorite dippers for this Black Bean Dip:
- Tortilla Chips
With how easy it is to make and how delicious it is, it's perfect for game days, snack lunches (another favorite of mine), appetizers, parties – the list is endless! It's a must make for me whenever we get together with friends and family now. And if you're looking to pair it with another tasty dip, try this zesty guacamole recipe!
what are some of your favorite dips?