Easy Black Bean Dip (gluten-free, dairy-free, vegan)
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Serve this dip as a snack with cut veggies and crackers, or scoop it into a pita, wrap, or alongside a green salad and rice dish and enjoy a quick & healthy vegetarian supper.
Recipe type: gluten-free, dairy-free
Cuisine: dips
Serves: 2 cup
  • 2 cans (398mL) black beans
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • ½ onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 red thai chili pepper, chopped (optional)
  • 3-4 Tbsp water
  • 3-4 tsp ground cumin
  • ¾ - 1 tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp black pepper
  • chopped chives, green onion, cilantro or parsley for garnish
  1. Place 2 Tbsp olive oil, chopped onions, garlic, and thai chili pepper into a small saucepan and heat on medium heat for about 5 mins or until onions begin to soften, stirring often.
  2. Remove from heat & set aside.
  3. Drain & rinse beans.
  4. Add beans, water, 2 Tbsp olive oil, cumin, salt & pepper into a blender. Add onion mixture scraping the pan with a spatula to get all of the oil.
  5. Blend on high for about 1 minute until smooth.
  6. Add more water if needed, and seasoning to taste.
  7. Add garnish & serve immediately, or store in fridge to serve later adding garnish just before serving.
Recipe by Naturopathic By Nature at http://naturopathicbynature.com/easy-black-bean-dip-gluten-free-dairy-free-vegan/