Vegetarian Black Beans and Cheese Bean dip

Vegetarian black beans con queso dip. Photo by Bush's® Beans
  • Total: 15 mins
  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Yield: 10-12 servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
498 Calories
18g Fat
58g Carbs
27g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 10-12 servings
Amount per serving
Calories 498
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 18g 23%
Saturated Fat 9g 44%
Cholesterol 42mg 14%
Sodium 442mg 19%
Total Carbohydrate 58g 21%
Dietary Fiber 15g 52%
Protein 27g
Calcium 474mg 36%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

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.


  • 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)

Steps 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.