Black Bean Dip Loaded with Fresh Flavors

Bienvenidos, amigos y amigas, to a fiesta of flavors that will transport you straight to the vibrant streets of Mexico! Prepare to embark on a culinary adventure as we unravel the sensational Black Bean Dip.

Black beans are blended with fresh garlic, jalapeno, and cheese, then topped with a little more cheese and accessorized with fresh chives right from your patio garden.

This dip will always be a party favorite and is easy to assemble in your food processor and can be made ahead of time and cooks quickly. If you are looking to turn this into a vegan dip, simply skip the dairy products and sub in vegan sour cream or cream cheese.

Black Bean Dip Recipe

Recipe by GardenuityCourse: SidesCuisine: MexicanDifficulty: Easy
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Black Bean Dip By the Gardenuity Team


  • 2 cans black beans, rinsed and drained
    1 can mild green chilis
    4 oz of cream cheese
    1/2 cup sour cream
    1 fresh jalapeno chopped
    2 garlic cloves
    1 tsp ground cumin
    1 tsp chili powder
    1/4 cup crumbled queso fresco
    1/2 cup shredded pepper jack cheese
    1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
    1 cup chopped tomato
    1/4 cup chopped red onion


  • Preheat oven to 350F
  • In a food processor, add black beans, cream cheese, green chilis and sour cream. Pulse. Add jalapeno, garlic, cumin, onion, chili powder, and queso fresco and blend until smooth.
  • Pour into an oven safe skillet and top with pepper jack, diced tomato, and cheddar cheese. Bake 15 minutes.
  • Garnish with chives and fresh jalapenos.
  • Serve warm with baked tortilla chips.