• 4 Ratings

This black bean dip recipe gives a hat tip to salsa with zesty ingredients including picante sauce and cilantro. Scoop up The Best Black Bean Dip with tortilla chips or use as a condiment for tacos or quesadillas.




  • In medium bowl slightly mash beans; set aside. In medium saucepan cook onion and garlic in hot oil until onion is tender. Stir in beans, tomato, picante sauce, chili powder, cumin, and red pepper. Heat through.

  • Stir in cheese until melted; remove from heat. Stir in cilantro and lime juice. Serve warm with tortilla or pita chips. Makes about 2 cups (32, 1-tablespoon servings).

Dietary exchanges:

1 vegetable.

*Test Kitchen Tip:

If you like, substitute 1 cup chunky salsa for the tomato and picante sauce.

Nutrition Facts

20 calories, (0 g saturated fat, 2 mg cholesterol, 75 mg sodium, 3 g carbohydrates, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein.


4 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 3
  • 4 star values: 0
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0