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Black Bean Dip

Black Bean Dip

Black Bean Dip is an easy thing you can throw together any time you are hosting. If you’re anything like us, you always have plenty of cans of black beans available. If you don’t usually, then what are you waiting for?

Black beans are such a great thing to have in your pantry. They have a long shelf life and they are very versatile and can be used for so many different things. You can use them to make traditional Black Beans, throw in a salad, OUR Black Bean Chili, taco night and of course this delightful quick little dip we have for you today.

The truth of the matter is, everyone loves a good dip. When you go to a party, you can’t help but peruse the snack table, and get a little overly excited about a new dip you have never tried. This could be that dip for you to pleasantly surprise your guests with. The best part, it’s just so easy to do.

This Black Bean Dip just needs black beans, lime, orange, garlic and a few other ingredients. Try this one out next time you are hosting! Serve it up with some mariquitas or chopped vegetables and you’re good to go.

Black Bean Dip

Recipe by Abuela's CounterCourse: AppetizersCuisine: Cuban AmericanDifficulty: Easy


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  • 2 15 oz cans of black beans, rinsed and drained very well (we like Kirby) 

  • Zest of 1 lime 

  • Zest of 1 orange 

  • 2.5 tablespoons of lime juice (1 1/2 limes)

  • 2.5 tablespoons of orange juice (1/2 of a large orange)

  • 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons of olive oil 

  • 3 cloves of garlic 

  • A pinch of ground cumin 

  • 1/4 cup of fresh parsley 


  • Put everything in a food processor and blend until very smooth. If you need it smoother just add a tablespoon or two of water. 
    Black Bean Dip Food Processor
  • Serve with veggies, mariquitas (we love Chifles) or warm bread. Black Bean Dip Serving