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This super simple and spicy black bean dip is the perfect snack to whip up for an afternoon of watching football or as an appetizer to make for your next gathering. Only a handful of ingredients and 5 minutes of your time required!
Want a 5-minute snack that’s not only healthy but super delicious? Look no further than this spicy black bean dip! This dip pairs so well with any type of tortilla chip or crunchy veggie, making it the perfect snack to bring to a gathering or an appetizer to make at your next party. Any sports lovers in the house? This dip hits the spot when watching football.
All you need for this spicy black bean dip is a blender or food processor, a handful of ingredients, and 5-minutes of your time. There is zero prep work to be done other than gathering your ingredients. The spices and condiments used in this recipe are pretty common, so you might already have them in your pantry.
What Makes this Dip Healthy? This dip is made from real, good-for-you ingredients! It's packed with protein and fiber from the beans. It fits a vegan diet. And it's full of vitamins and nutrients. Beans, beans, they're good for your heart!
Ways to Serve Black Bean Dip? The best part about black bean dip is that it can be served cold, room temperature, or warmed - it’s very versatile. You can also eat it as a dip with chips or veggies, as a spread on a sandwich, or as a replacement to salsa on your tacos! When it comes to black bean dip, serve it however your heart desires.
Let’s get to dipping!
Ingredients in this Spicy Black Bean Dip
Black Beans: The beans are the main substance to this dip and when blended create a super creamy texture that is to die for!
Olive Oil and Balsamic Vinegar: These help to blend the beans and give it that creamy dip texture.
Jalapeno Peppers: One small jalapeno pepper to blend with the black beans to give it a bit of spice. Feel free to add more if you want it really spicy!
Spices: A combination of garlic powder, cumin, coriander, and chili powder packs a flavorful punch in this dip.
Lime Juice: A little citrus to help blend the beans and add even more flavor!
Kitchen Tools Needed for this Recipe
- Blender or food processor
- Can opener
- Bowl and spoon
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How to Make this Spicy Black Bean Dip
Step One: Rinse and drain the black beans and add the full can to the food processor or blender. Add the remaining ingredients: 1 small jalapeno pepper, 1 tablespoon of olive oil, 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar, ½ teaspoon garlic powder, 1 teaspoon cumin, ¼ teaspoon coriander, ¼ teaspoon chili powder, and the juice of 1 lime.
Step Two: Blend on high-speed until ingredients are combined and a smooth and creamy consistency is achieved.
Step Three: Add dip to a bowl and top with optional additional jalapeno slices and some chopped yellow onion and serve with your favorite tortillas chips!