Layered Spicy Black Bean and Cheddar Dip

This hearty layered bean dip is always a big hit at parties, but is also high in fiber and low in fat.

Yield: Make 8 servings (1 serving: 1/2 cup dip and 5 chips)
Recipe from CarbLovers Diet

Recipe Time

Prep Time:
Total: 20 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 199
  • Fat: 9.6g
  • Cholesterol: 12mg
  • Protein: 6g
  • Carbohydrate: 23g
  • Sugars: 2g
  • Fiber: 6g
  • Sodium: 345mg
  • Saturated fat: 2.9g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 4.9g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 1.1g


  • 1 medium avocado, pitted (about 1 cup mashed)
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon lime zest
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper, divided
  • 1 (15-ounce) can low-sodium black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 teaspoon Tabasco
  • 1/3 cup chopped red onion, divided
  • 1 cup jarred salsa
  • 1 cup reduced-fat sour cream
  • 1/4 cup chopped tomato
  • 1/4 cup chopped scallions
  • Large bag of tortilla chips for serving (such as Food Should Taste Good)


  1. 1. Mash avocado, lime juice, lime zest, and half of the salt and pepper in a bowl; set aside.
  2. 2. Mash beans, Tabasco, and remaining salt and pepper in another bowl.
  3. 3. Place black bean mixture on the bottom of a 4-cup crock or glass bowl. Layer avocado mash on top of beans, then sprinkle with 1/4 cup of the red onion. Top with salsa, then with sour cream. Top with chopped tomato, scallions, and remaining red onion.
  4. 4. Serve dip with tortilla chips.
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