Black Bean Dip

Black Bean Dip, Best and Easiest Dip 

This healthy dip recipe is filled with fresh flavors. Black Bean Dip uses everyday vegetables and convenience items for a bright, spicy flavor that’s great with chips or fresh vegetables. It’s gluten-free, vegan, high in fiber and good plant-based protein, tastes great, and goes quickly. 

Black Bean Dip

Prep Time 3 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 8 minutes
Author Tania Van Pelt


  • 2 15 oz cans black beans, rinsed and drained
  • ½ cup chopped yellow onion
  • ½ cup chopped fresh cilantro tender stems and leaves
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1 small jalapeño diced
  • 1 lime juiced
  • 1 lemon juiced
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lime zest or zest from lime and lemon
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder or smoked paprika
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper optional
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt more to taste
  • Fresh cracked pepper to taste


  1. Put the black beans, onion, cilantro, garlic, jalapeño, lime and lemon juice, lime zest, apple cider vinegar, cumin, chili powder or paprika, salt in a food processor or blender. Blend until smooth. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  2. Pour the black bean dip in a bowl and garnish with cilantro. Serve with tortilla chips and vegetables, celery, jicama, carrots, and raw zucchini go really well this dip.