Creamy Black Bean Dip

For a healthier alternative to sour cream, try mixing in nonfat Greek yogurt.

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  • Servings: 4


  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • One 15-ounce can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/4 cup sour cream, plus more for garnish
  • 1/4 cup tightly packed cilantro leaves
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • Corn tortilla chips, for serving

How to make this recipe

  1. Combine the garlic, cumin, beans, sour cream, cilantro, lime juice and salt in a small food processor. Add 1/4 cup warm water and puree until smooth. Taste for seasoning.

  2. Transfer the dip to a bowl and garnish with a dollop of sour cream. Serve alongside corn tortilla chips.

Contributed By Photo © Phoebe Lapine Published June 2012

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