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black bean dip in a white dish topped with melted cheese and jalapenos

Black Bean Dip

A creamy, easy black bean dip is a warm dip recipe full of flavor and ideal for a simple and delicious appetizer. 
Course Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine American, Mexican
Keyword black bean dip
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 271kcal
Author Darlene Kratz


  • 2 cans of black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 tbsp chili powder
  • 2 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 4 oz cream cheese
  • 1 1/2 cup monterey jack cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 cup colby jack cheese, shredded
  • 1 tbsp garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup onion, minced
  • 1/2 tbsp cilantro, minced
  • 1 jalapeno, minced
  • 1/2 tsp salt

Optional Toppings

  • additional cheese
  • tomatoes
  • jalapenos
  • onions
  • cilantro
  • additional black beans


  • Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees. 
  • In a medium bowl, mash the black beans using a potato masher until the beans are coarsely mashed. Set aside. 
  • In a separate bowl, add the remaining ingredients except for the cheese and beat with a mixer on low speed until combined. 
  • Fold in cheese and mashed beans. 
  • Spread evenly into a shallow baking dish and bake for 15 minutes or until the dip is heated through. 
  • If desired, add additional cheese and place in the oven to melt. Watch carefully and remove when melted. 
  • Add your favorite toppings and serve. 


Calories: 271kcal