Vegetarian Black Beans and Cheese Bean dip

Vegetarian black beans con queso dip. Photo by Bush's® Beans
  • 15 mins
  • Prep: 5 mins,
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Yield: 10-12 servings
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A classic and indulgent vegetarian bean dip recipe with black beans and lots of cheddar cheese. With plenty of rich milk and butter, this is not a bean and cheese dip for those on a diet, but it is absolutely delicious! Black bean and cheese dip recipe courtesy of Bush's® Beans.

What You'll Need

  • 1/4 cup butter (or margarine)
  • 1 large onion (finely chopped)
  • 2 garlic cloves (pressed)
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 8 ounce packages cheddar cheese (shredded)
  • 2 cans black beans (15 ounces each, rinsed and drained)
  • 1 4.5 ounce can green chiles (chopped)
  • 1 teaspoon vegetarian Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper (ground)

How to Make It

  1. Melt butter in a large soup pot over medium heat; add onion and sautee 8 minutes. Add garlic and sautee 2 minutes or until onion is tender.
  2. Stir in flour until smooth; cook mixture, stirring constantly, 1 minute. Gradually add milk, stirring constantly, until thickened. Add cheese, stirring constantly over low heat until cheese melts.
  3. Stir in black beans and remaining ingredients, gently stirring until mixture is thoroughly heated. Serve warm with chips or crackers.
    Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
    Calories 498
    Total Fat 18 g
    Saturated Fat 9 g
    Unsaturated Fat 5 g
    Cholesterol 42 mg
    Sodium 442 mg
    Carbohydrates 58 g
    Dietary Fiber 15 g
    Protein 27 g
    (The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)