Southwestern Bean Dip

Southwestern Layered Bean Dip Recipe

Superbowl Sunday is just around the corner and most of the snacks such as chips, wings, pizza, etc are high in fat and calories.  Here is a delicious dip recipe that has some healthier alternatives such as avocado, black beans, and veggies.

Ingredients

  • 1 16-ounce can nonfat refried beans, preferably “spicy”
  • 1 15-ounce can black beans, rinsed
  • 4 scallions, sliced
  • 1/2 cup prepared salsa
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 cup pickled jalapeño slices, chopped
  • 1 cup shredded Monterey Jack, or Cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup reduced-fat sour cream
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped romaine lettuce
  • 1 medium tomato, chopped
  • 1 medium avocado, chopped
  • 1/4 cup canned sliced black olives, (optional)

Directions

  • Combine refried beans, black beans, scallions, salsa, cumin, chili powder and jalapeños in a medium bowl. Transfer to a shallow 2-quart microwave-safe dish; sprinkle with cheese.
  • Microwave on High until the cheese is melted and the beans are hot, 3 to 5 minutes.
  • Spread sour cream evenly over the hot bean mixture, then scatter with lettuce, tomato, avocado and olives

Nutrition Facts:

Per serving: 146 calories; 7 g fat ; 12 mg cholesterol; 15 g carbohydrates; 7 g protein; 5 g fiber; 288 mg sodium; 164 mg potassium.

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