The Perfect Black Bean Dip

READY IN: 10mins
Recipe by SuzanneThePainter

I think it’s perfect with fresh tortilla chips, but if you don’t have them, Tostitos makes a great all natural version that when heated in the oven briefly makes a great second choice.

Top Review by Bayhill

Delicious! This quick and easy bean dip was a big hit at my Super Bowl party. I made this as written except that I used Mexican 4-cheese blend instead of the cheddar cheese. Also, I added a pinch of sugar to counter the tartness of the lime juice. Thank you for sharing this wonderful is definitely a keeper!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine the black beans, tomato paste, lime juice, sour cream, cumin, cayenne pepper and two thirds of your chopped green onions in a sauce pot over medium heat.
  2. Use a potato masher to lightly mash the contents of the pot together.
  3. I prefer to leave some beans whole because it makes for a better looking end product.
  4. Stir your bean dip constantly as it begins to warm through and then add the cheese.
  5. The dip should be moist, warm, and aromatic.
  6. Move your dip to a nice serving dish and sprinkle over the remaining green onions and serve with warm tortilla chips.

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