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Black Bean Dip with Cilantro

This black bean dip is a great party appetizer that involves very few ingredients and is quick and simple to make. It is also high in protein and fiber.Originally published on Food & Wine.
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4


  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
  • One 15-ounce can black beans rinsed and drained
  • 1/4 cup tightly packed cilantro leaves plus more for garnish
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon salt


  1. Combine the garlic, cumin, chili powder, beans, cilantro, lime juice and salt in a small food processor. Add 1/4 cup warm water and puree until smooth. Taste for seasoning.
  2. Serve the dip in a bowl and garnish with cilantro leaves.