Creamy Black Bean Dip


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

Creamy Black Bean Dip
Photo: © Phoebe Lapine
Total Time:
10 mins


  • 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


  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.

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