Black beans, fresh tomatoes, and vegetables (spiders optional) make this a healthy yet deliciously fun dip for a Halloween party or as a meal before heading out to Trick or Treat. Serve with cheese cut like pumpkins, our homemade tortilla chips, and your favorite veggies — fresh sweet peppers, blanched green beans, jicama, celery sticks, carrots for a healthy Halloween recipe. This might become your favorite Halloween recipe.
Black Bean Dip
Prep (10 minutes)
Makes about 2 cups of dip, 8 servings, 1/4 cup each
15 oz. canned black beans or 1 1/2 cups cooked black beans, drained and rinsed
1 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
1 Tbsp. orange juice
1/2 lime, juice only, about 2 Tbsp.
1/4 tsp. garlic powder (or use 1 clove fresh garlic, minced)
1/4 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. chili powder
1/2 tsp. ground cumin
In a food processor or blender, puree all the ingredients. If too thick, and 1/8 – 1/4 cup water. For spicer flavor add 1 chipotle pepper or 1/8 tsp. cayenne pepper. Serve topped with diced tomatoes, chopped cilantro, and finely diced onions, if desired, and with tortilla chips, blanched green beans or sliced red bell pepper.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (% based upon daily values): Calories 167, Total Fat: 5g, 7%; Saturated Fat: 1g, 3%; Cholesterol: 0mg, 0%; Sodium: 589mg, 24%