Quick & easy (5 minute!) blender black bean dip with creamy avocado and flavorful spices. A great dip or side dish for parties, holidays, snacking, picnics, and more.
This healthy, satisfying black bean bean dip is a good source of fiber, protein and other plant-based nutrients.
Plus it is quick and easy to prepare. It only takes 5 minutes!
Blending avocado with black beans results in a dip that is so creamy and luscious.
It is perfect for scooping up with your favorite chips!
Ingredients for Black Bean Avocado Dip
For this recipe you will need:
- Black beans: You will need one 15 ounce can of black beans for this recipe. But if you prefer to use freshly cooked beans, you will need about 1 1/2 cups.
- Salsa: I like our homemade Restaurant-Style Blender Salsa, but use your own favorite.
- Garlic clove
- Ground cumin: I also like adding a little smoked paprika in addition to the cumin.
- Water to thin
Change it up with the spices and additions you enjoy however. A few ideas include:
Make it spicy: Add cayenne pepper, chipotle in adobo sauce, jalapeno, or chili powder to taste.
Make it cheesy: Add a little nutritional yeast for savory, cheesy flavor.
Cilantro-lime version: Fresh cilantro and lime juice are tasty additions as well.
Store leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator. We find they keep for about 2-3 days.
Creamy Black Bean Avocado Dip
- 15 oz. can black beans
- 1 avocado
- 1/2 cup salsa (I use blender salsa)
- 3 Tbsp. water
- 1 clove garlic, minced
- 3/4 tsp. ground cumin
- 1/8 tsp. salt (more to taste)
Other additions (optional):
- Nutritional yeast, chipotle, fresh cilantro, lime juice, jalapeño, cayenne pepper, etc.
- Rinse and drain black beans. Set aside about 1/2 cup of the beans.
- Place remaining beans and all other ingredients in a blender or food processor.
- Blend until it reaches desired texture*. Taste and adjust seasonings if necessary.
- Place in a bowl and stir in the remaining black beans.
- Garnish with cilantro, nutritional yeast, etc. if you wish. Great served warm, cold, or room temperature.
Nutrition Per Serving (Estimate)
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