Perfectly Spiced Bean Dip

BY : PUBLISHED : October 2nd, 2013 UPDATED: August 5th, 2022

Perfect for a weeknight dinner, party, or potluck, this easy dip takes simple beans to the next level.  It's creamy, perfectly spiced and out of this world tasty. Naturally vegan and gluten-free, it also packs a punch of much needed fiber and healthy plant based protein. Serve it with warmed  tortillas or tortilla chips and enjoy how easy it is to throw together.

Bowl of pinto bean dip on a white cutting board with pinto beans as a garnish.

Bowl of pinto bean dip on a white cutting board with pinto beans as a garnish.

Perfectly Spiced Bean Dip

Renee Press
Perfect for a weeknight dinner, party, or potluck, this easy dip takes simple beans to the next level.  It’s creamy, perfectly spiced and out of this world tasty. 
5 from 4 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine Mexican, Southwestern
Servings 8 servings
Calories 75 kcal
METHOD Stovetop
DIET Vegan

Ingredients
  

  • 1 can of pinto beans, drained
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • ¼ cup of pepper of choice (anaheim, pasilla, jalapeno, etc), chopped
  • 1 teaspoon of sea salt
  • 1 Tablespoon of chili powder
  • 1 Tablespoon of nutritional yeast (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon of oregano
  • ½ teaspoon of fresh lemon or lime juice
  • 1 Tablespoon of olive oil

Instructions
 

  • In a skillet saute chopped onion, garlic, and peppers in the tablespoon of oil, 4-5 minutes until softened and fragrant.
  • When veggies are beginning to brown, transfer them to bowl of food processor, add beans and all remaining ingredients. Puree for 2 minutes until rich and creamy.
  • Transfer dip to a small pot and keep warm on stove until ready to serve.

Notes

Serve with naan, tortilla chips, or fresh veggies.

Nutrition

Calories: 75kcalCarbohydrates: 11gProtein: 3gFat: 2gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 451mgPotassium: 228mgFiber: 3gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 346IUVitamin C: 9mgCalcium: 38mgIron: 1mg
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About Renee Press

Renee Press is the founder of Fire and Earth Kitchen in Seattle WA. which offers cooking classes, food coaching, and chef services. She's on a mission to make vegan, gluten-free cooking easy, accessible, and delicious for everyone. fireandearthkitchen.com

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