Chipotle Black Bean Dip

This dip recipe is simple to make, looks great, and is quite healthy, with no added fat and a nice punch of fiber from the black beans! What else could you ask for? Oh right, it tastes great as well! 

Chipotle Black Bean Dip

The beans are spiced with Vanns Chipotle Chili Powder, Vanns Mexican Blast, and Vanns Ground Cumin for a nice smoky punch, as well as Vanns Onion Powder and Vanns Garlic Powder, which give them the sweet pungency of those two alliums, without the overpowering flavor that can often come with adding them raw. Bright cilantro rounds out the mix. It’s a great appetizer for any meal, and, as a bonus, a wonderful quesadilla filling as well!

Spices used in this recipe

Chili Powder, Chipotle
Garlic Powder
Onion Powder
Cumin Ground
Mexican Blast
Salt, Kosher



  1. Combine about three-quarters of the black beans and the other ingredients in a food processor and process until well-mashed, but still slightly chunky. You can adjust the texture to your liking by giving the mixture more or less time in the food processor. Stir in the remaining black beans and season to taste with salt.
  2. Serve with tortilla chips. Or, spread on a flour tortilla, top with cheese, fold in half, and toast in a skillet with a bit of vegetable oil for a tasty bean quesadilla!

Makes 2 ½ cups.

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