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Black Bean Dip with Cheese and Cilantro

Spicy black bean dip with cilantro and cheese - perfect for a crowd!


  • 2 1/2 Ounces 340 gram cans Black Beans, drained
  • 1/2 Small Onion, diced
  • 1 Roma or Plum Tomato, diced
  • 1/2 jalepeno pepper, finely diced (or other pepper of your choice)
  • 1/2 Lime juice
  • 2 Teaspoons 20 grams cumin powder
  • 1 Teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • 2 Dashes Hot Sauce
  • 1 Small Bunch Cilantro – Roughly Chopped
  • 3 Cheese, such as Gouda or Cheddar, grated
  • Dollop Sour Cream or Creme Fresh
  • Tortilla chips for dipping


1.Combine the onions, tomato, lime juice, jalepeno and cilantro in bowl. Mix and set aside 2.Mash ½ of the beans (you can use a blender or food processor for this). Mashing ½ of the beans and leaving the other ½ whole will give smoothness to the dip while maintaining a nice texture. 3.Add all of the beans to a sauce pan over medium heat. 4.Add the cumin, hot sauce, garlic powder and ½ of the tomato mixture and most of the shredded cheese to the beans. 5.Heat until the cheese is melted. 6.Taste and adjust the seasoning to your liking. 7.Place the dip in a serving bowl. Garnish with shredded cheese, crème fresh and the remaining tomato mixutre. 8.Serve with tortilla chips