Total Time
1hr 45mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr 30 mins

This is my all time favorite bean dip. It's a lot of work - but worth the time and effort. (The prep time doesn't include time needed to soak the beans)

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Wash beans; discard bad ones.
  2. Cook bacon in large pot on med low until cooked but not crisp.
  3. Add garlic; cook 1 min.
  4. Add beans, thyme& enough water to cover by at least 3".
  5. Boil, partly cover& simmer to tender (removing any foam)- about 1 hr, 20 min.
  6. Drain beans.
  7. Remove thyme stalks (the leaves fall off during cooking).
  8. Transfer to blender; add cumin, chili powder, chipotles& salt; turn to mix.
  9. Slowly add olive oil.
  10. Blend for desired consistency.
  11. Adjust seasoning w/salt& pepper.
  12. Serve w/crusty bread or tortilla chips.

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