Smoky Black Bean Dip

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Smoky Black Bean Dip


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 white onion, chopped (about 1 1/4 cups, divided)
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 2 (15-ounce) cans black beans, one drained
  • 1 (4.5-ounce) can green chilies
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 tablespoons TABASCO® brand Chipotle Pepper Sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup shredded Mexican blend cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1 lime, cut into wedges
  • Corn tortillas, warmed


Heat oil in large deep-sided skillet over medium heat. Add 1 cup of onions and cook until softened, about 5 minutes. Add garlic and cook 1 minute more. Add can of drained beans, can of beans with liquid, chilies, water, TABASCO® Chipotle Sauce and salt and simmer 5 minutes. Mash with potato masher until half of the beans are mashed or until desired consistency. Stir in cheese and mix until melted. Transfer to a serving dish and top with the reserved 1/4 cup of onions and cilantro. Serve warm with lime wedges and warm tortillas.

Perfect hot or cold and any leftovers will make great quesadillas or burritos.

Makes about 3 cups.

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  • Name: Amie
    Date: December 4th, 2014
    This is an excellent and easy recipe! I added chopped green onions on top for extra flavor.