Spicy Black Bean Dip Recipe | PBS Food

A healthy, quick, and easy black bean dip made with fresh lime juice, cilantro, salsa, and spices.


Yield: 4-6


  • 15 ounce can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1/4 cup fresh salsa
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, including stems
  • 2 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt


  1. Place all the ingredients in a food processor and pulsate until the black beans and cilantro are nearly blended.  Add up to a tablespoon of water to thin the hummus if necessary.
  2. Serve with tortilla chips or fresh cut vegetables like bell pepper strips, cucumbers, zucchini, celery, snap peas, or carrots.
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