Black Bean Chipotle Dip

Give your whole grain crackers and fresh cut veggies something different to cheer about. The secret to this great dip is to use lots of garlic and lime.


  • 1 (15 oz) can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 avocado
  • ½ cup roasted tomato with chipotle salsa*
  • ¼ cup water
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • ¾ teaspoon cumin
  • pinch salt, more to taste
  • ¼ cup cilantro, chopped (optional)
  • *If you can't find roasted tomato with chipotle salsa, use any salsa and add ½ - 1 teaspoon chipotle chili powder or one tablespoon chipotle chile in adobo sauce.


  • Rinse and drain black beans. Set aside about ½ cup of the beans.
  • Place remaining beans and all other ingredients in a blender or food processor.Blend until it reaches desired texture. Taste and adjust seasonings if necessary.
  • Place in a bowl and stir in the remaining black beans as well as optional cilantro.
  • Great served warm, cold, or at room temperature.

Ready in about 5 minutes
Makes 10 servings

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