Zesty Bean Dip
Beans are a nutritious food that provide both fiber and protein. Regularly consuming beans is a great way to improve diet quality and reduce disease risk. Try this black bean dip as a snack, spread or starter for main meal.
Recipe makes 4 servings.
Nutrition based on 1/4 recipe
Food Group Servings
1 can black beans, drained and rinsed
1 tablespoon cilantro, fresh or dried, diced
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon onion powder
4 dashes ground cayenne
1/2 teaspoon paprika
- Black pepper- to taste
It is important to rinse canned beans to remove excess salt. After rinsing, add beans to a saucepan with 1/4 cup of water. Heat this combo at medium heat.
Once you start to see steam rising from your mixture, add in the cilantro, garlic powder, onion powder, cayenne, and black pepper. Stir in the ingredients and leave them on medium heat and stir occasionally for 2 minutes.
After 2 minutes, remove from the heat source and pour the contents into your blender. Mix the contents for at least 30 seconds (less for chunky dip, more for creamier texture).
Serve immediately for a warm dip or cover and place in the fridge for at least an hour for a cooled temperature.
Tips & Tricks:
- Consider topping with our pico de gallo for aesthetic and extra flavor!
- For extra spice, add more cayenne pepper.
- The portions are a guide, feel free to change to your liking.