Black Bean Dip

Black Bean Dip at The Happy Housewife

By contributing writer Brandy.

Are you a fan of hummus or other bean dips? Maybe both?  Well, good!  Then, you’ll love this spicy black bean dip. It makes a delicious appetizer, or can serve as the main dish for an easy lunch,  or even work with a few sides like fresh pico de gallo for dinner.

Black Bean Dip


  • 1 (15 ounce) can black beans, drained
  • juice of 1/2 a lemon
  • 1 or 2 fresh garlic cloves (depending on your palate)
  • 1 teaspoon dried onion or onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper (optional)


  1. Combine all ingredients in food processor and pulse until mostly smooth.
  2. Serve with your favorite chips and/or fresh veggies.

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  1. Jenny in the Mitten says:

    Oh This looks so good! I think I am going to serve it in the high school cafeteria tomorrow on taco day! Thanks so much!

  2. Oh man, that looks delicious. Thank you!

  3. Looks awesome!! Perfect for Superbowl Sunday!!

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