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Bowl of black bean dip with chips on the side
5 from 2 votes

Creamy Black Bean Avocado Dip

Quick & easy (5 MINUTE!) blender black bean dip with creamy avocado and flavorful spices.
Author: Kaitlin - The Garden Grazer
Prep Time5 minutes
Total Time5 minutes
Course: Appetizer, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine: Gluten-Free, Mexican, Oil-Free, Vegan
Servings: 5 side servings


  • 15 oz. can black beans
  • 1 avocado
  • 1/2 cup 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, cilantro, lime, jalapeno, cayenne, 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.


*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.


Calories: 153kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Potassium: 544mg | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 183IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 49mg | Iron: 2mg