Easy, Smokey Black Bean Dip

Appetizer Dairy Delicious Dip Espresso & Chipotle Lift Flavours Recipe Sea Salt Simple Smokey Spicy Vegetarian Veggies Weekend Winter dishes

'Tis the season for dips!  This one is smokey, sweet and just a little bit spicy, with gentle hints of cinnamon for the season!!  It has been a huge hit at our Christmas markets and (sorry!) I'm a little late in posting it, for those who were asking!!

Espresso & Chipotle Black Bean Dip (photo)


  • 1 18 oz / 540 mL can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/3 cup / 80 mL sour cream
  • 1 1/2 lb / 250 g brick cream cheese (softened at room temperature for an hour)
  • 4 tsp / 20 mL Lift Flavours Espresso & Chipotle Sea Salt
  • 2 limes, juiced
  • 2 Tbsp / 30 mL chopped cilantro plus a few leaves for garnish (optional)


  1. Place black beans, sour cream, cream cheese, Espresso & Chipotle Sea Salt, lime juice and cilantro (if using) in the bowl of a food processor.  Blend for about 3 minutes (you may wish to scrape down the sides once or twice).
  2. Pour into a serving bowl and garnish with additional cilantro (optional).  Serve with pita, veggies of your choice or a spoon!!


~ Stevie

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