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Vegan black bean avocado dip in a bowl with chips on the side

Creamy Black Bean Avocado Dip

A quick + easy dip made right in the blender! It combines black beans, creamy avocado, and flavorful spices.
AuthorKaitlin - The Garden Grazer
Prep Time:5 mins
Total Time:5 mins
CourseAppetizer, Side Dish, Snack
CuisineGluten-Free, Oil-Free, Vegan
Servings5 side servings


  • 15 oz. can black beans
  • 1 large 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.


*Blending: You may need to help it along in the blender, stirring with a spatula to get it going. Add a touch more water if needed.

Nutrition Per Serving (Estimate)

Calories: 151 kcal | Carbohydrates: 20 g | Protein: 6 g | Fat: 6 g | Saturated Fat: 1 g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1 g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4 g | Potassium: 539 mg | Fiber: 9 g | Sugar: 1 g | Vitamin A: 191 IU | Vitamin C: 7 mg | Calcium: 47 mg | Iron: 2 mg