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Black bean dip in a square bowl with chips on the side.
4.78 from 9 votes

Black Bean Dip Recipe

Black Bean Dip is a favorite and when it is made Mexican style with mild green chilies and a secret ingredient then you have a dip that is over-the-top good!
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Dip
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 8 Servings
Calories 165kcal
Author Ginny McMeans


  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • ½ cup white onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • ½ ounce semi sweet chocolate
  • 20 ounces organic black beans, canned, drained and rinsed
  • 4 ounces mild green chilies, 1 small can
  • ½ teaspoon salt


  • Heat the oil in a skillet.
  • Saute the onions for about 7 minutes until they become translucent.
  • Add the garlic and cook 1 more minute.
  • Add the chocolate and cook until the chocolate is melted. Take off the heat.
  • Add the mixture from the skillet to a blender along with the rest of the ingredients.
  • Turn on and blend until you get a smooth dip.
  • Serve with your favorite dippers.


Makes 3 Cups
Let cool to room temperature.
Package in rigid sided containers as defined in my article Preparing Food for the Freezer.
Remove from the freezer and put it in the refrigerator for 6 to 8 hours.
Heat in the microwave and serve with chips and veggies of your choice.


Serving: 1Serving | Calories: 165kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 194mg | Potassium: 376mg | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin C: 2.6mg | Calcium: 30mg | Iron: 2.2mg