Chipotle Black Bean Dip

Chipotle Black Bean Dip



  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 cup yellow onion, diced small
  • 1 medium garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • ½ teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1 can black beans, (15 oz.) rinsed and drained
  • 2 tablespoons coarsely chopped cilantro; more for garnish
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons seeded, mined canned chipotle chili
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1/4 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper



1.    Heat 2 tablespoons oil in a medium skillet over medium heat. Add the onion and cook until softened, about 3 minutes. Stir in garlic, cumin and coriander and cook for 30 seconds more. Set aside to cool slightly.

2.    Put onion mix, beans, cilantro, lime juice, chipotle, salt, pepper, remaining olive oil (1 tablespoon), and water in a food processor. Process until smooth. Transfer to a serving bowl, garnish with more chopped cilantro and serve