Easy Layered Black Bean Dip

Looks are deceiving with this black bean dip. Unless you love black beans, you might not think you’ll like it, but my kids and their friends make it disappear at every gathering we’ve brought it to. So easy to make and simply delicious. Serve with tortilla chips.

Original recipe makes 12 servings


1 (15 ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained
1 small onion, finely chopped
1 clove garlic, finely chopped
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
2 tablespoons lime juice
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened

  • PREP

    10 mins


    2 hrs 10 mins


  1. Stir beans, onion, garlic, oil, lime juice, salt, red pepper flakes, cumin, and black pepper together in a bowl. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate until flavors blend, about 2 hours.
  2. Spread cream cheese onto the bottom of a serving plate. Spoon bean mixture evenly over cream cheese.


Calories: 121 kcal
Carbohydrates: 7.3 g
Cholesterol: 21 mg
Fat: 8.9 g
Fiber: 2.6 g
Protein: 3.7 g
Sodium: 240 mg