Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 15 mins

Consistently eaten by the batchful, this dip is meant to be shared. Super easy & very very tasty - the spiciness depends on how much spice you add. I like to serve this with white tortilla chips and strips of sweet bell peppers (the colors look nice together). This recipe is adapted slightly from Lean & Lovin' It! by Don Mauer.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat olive oil in large nonstick skillet over medium heat.
  2. Add the green pepper & red onion.
  3. Cook, stirring occasionally, until softened (about 5 minutes).
  4. Add beans with reserved liquid to the skillet.
  5. Simmer, covered, for about 10 minutes.
  6. Place the mixture along with remaining ingredients in a food processor.
  7. Pulse to combine, but do not puree. Leave it a little chunky for better scooping.


Most Helpful

This dip is delicious! I did tweak it slightly with the addition of three cloves of garlic, minced, the juice of two limes, and maybe 1/4 teaspoon of cayenne pepper. I will definitely be making this again. If left unprocessed, it would make a great quesadilla filling with some queso fresco!

Erin0583 December 24, 2010

This disappeared very quickly. I could't find black beans, so I used a tin of 4 bean mix and it still turned out great

NovaM November 19, 2006

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