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Black Bean Avocado Layer Dip-1

Sometimes you just need a multilayered dip to scoop to your heart’s desire. Serve this black bean avocado layer dip with tortilla chips, pita, or veggies! It’s perfect for parties, the big game, or for a night in with the family.

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Black Bean Avocado Layer Dip

20 minPrep Time

20 minTotal Time

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  • 1 can (540 mL/19 fl oz) black beans
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) garlic powder
  • 2 tsp (10 mL) chilli powder
  • 1 tbsp olive oil + 1 tbsp (15 mL) olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp (2.5 mL) + 1/2 tsp (2.5 mL) sea salt
  • 2 large ripe avocados
  • 2 tbsp lime juice
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and finely diced
  • 2 medium vine tomatoes, diced (about 1 cup/250 mL)
  • 1 cup (250 mL) sour cream
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) grated marble cheese (or brick cheese of your choice)
  • 2 scallions, trimmed and finely chopped.


  1. Rinse and drain black beans. Add to a food processor with garlic powder, chilli powder, 1 tbsp olive oil and 1/2 tsp salt. Layer evenly on the bottom of a tall bowl.
  2. Mash or puree the ripe avocados with lime juice, 1 tbsp olive oil, finely diced jalapeno pepper, and salt. Layer over the black beans.
  3. Add diced tomato layer, then sour cream, then top with grated cheddar and finely chopped scallions.
  4. You can broil until the cheese is melted, or you can serve cold, it’s delicious either way! Serve with tortilla chips, pita, or even cucumber slices!

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