Creamy Black Bean Dip

Creamy Black Bean Dip

Perfect for summer get togethers, the Creamy Black Bean Dip is a light, easy-to-eat dip that can satisfy anyone’s cravings for something rich and creamy. This dish takes inspiration from classic Southwestern and Tex-Mex style foods, incorporating chunky black beans, smooth sour cream, plenty of sharp cheddar cheese and chilis to give it a bit of a bite. Make this dish for guests coming over to let them snack before dinner or use it as one of your dips or sides for a larger get together. It takes only minutes to whip up.


  • 2 cups reduced-fat sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon taco seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 3 dashes Tabasco sauce
  • 1 cup shredded jalapeno-Jack or sharp Cheddar cheese
  • 1 15-ounce can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 4-ounce can diced green chilies
  • 1 green onion, chopped


Combine sour cream, taco seasoning, chili powder, garlic salt and Tabasco in a medium bowl.  Fold in cheese, black beans, green chilies and chopped green onion.  Refrigerate until ready to serve.

Makes 12 appetizer servings.

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