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Tex-Mex Black Bean Dip

Yield 1 2/3 cups (serving size: 2 tablespoons)
The ultimate party dip recipe filled with beans, cheese, and fresh cilantro.

Ingredients

  • 1 (15-ounce) can black beans, drained
  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 cup diced tomato
  • 1/3 cup mild picante sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 cup (1 ounce) shredded reduced-fat Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice

Nutrition Information

  • calories 42
  • caloriesfromfat 21 %
  • fat 1 g
  • satfat 0.4 g
  • monofat 0.2 g
  • polyfat 0.2 g
  • protein 2.6 g
  • carbohydrate 6.2 g
  • fiber 1 g
  • cholesterol 2 mg
  • iron 0.6 mg
  • sodium 136 mg
  • calcium 30 mg

How to Make It

  1. Place beans in a bowl; partially mash until chunky. Set aside.

  2. Heat oil in a medium nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add onion and garlic, and sauté 4 minutes or until tender. Add beans, tomato, picante sauce, cumin, and chili powder; cook 5 minutes or until thick, stirring constantly. Remove from heat; add cheese, cilantro, and lime juice, stirring well. Serve warm or at room temperature with fat-free corn or flour tortilla chips.