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Saturday, February 5, 2011

Chipotle Black Bean Dip!

Hi everyone! I'm happy to be joining Seasonal Sunday and Foodie Friday today! Even though my Personal PIGskin Challenge has ended, I wanted to add one more easy dip in case you want something different for the Super Bowl. Should be a great game!
Chipotle Black Bean Dip
Trust me, what this lacks in color, it more than makes up for in flavor-Oh Momma!
I found this from a commenter on thekitchn.com, I did not copy the gentleman's name.
Hope you love it if you try it:@)

Chipotle Black Bean Dip
1 can drained and rinsed black beans (he says reserve the juice)
1 rinsed, seeded medium sized chopotle
1 Tblsp Adobo sauce
Juice of 1/2 lime
1 clove garlic, small
Salt to taste (you do need to add some)
Blend all in a food processor. He suggests adding the bean liquid until you get the desired consistency.
Serve with chips, veggies, anything really.

Notes:
  • This is one of those sneaky, addictive dips! Luckily, it's not too bad for you.
  • I suggest rinsing the beans, and if you need to add more liquid simply use more lime juice.
  • Chipotles are smoked jalapeños, so they do have some heat!
  • Chipotles in Adobo come in a small can in the Mexican food isle of supermarkets and Walmart.
  • I have a couple recipes that use chipotle's but never a whole can of them. I place one or two peppers on a silicone or parchment lined cookie sheet, topping them with the sauce, they freeze very well. Store in a zip top bag.
  • I ended up using one chipotle with however much sauce was frozen to it, and I did remove as many seeds as I could.
This recipe gave me a chance to use one of my favorite kitchen gadgets, my Food Processor!
Do you have any favorites? New or antique! Join my party on February 14th!

24 comments:

  1. This looks terrific!
    Your Valentine runner from the previous post is perfect!

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  2. Fabulous! Love bean dips. Love adobo sauce. This dip will keep me on my toes.

    Velva

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  3. I can definitely tell that this would be so flavorful, despite the color, by having the chipotle and adobo. Yummy! I am going to try this.

    I love the way you've served it up in the two ruffled bowls...so pretty!

    Nancy

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  4. Mmmm this sounds good, I love bean dips, can't wait to try it!
    Thanks!
    Bella

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  5. I love chipotle. It is a flavor I can't get enough of. This dip sounds so good. Love your presentation.

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  6. Love chipotle, this dip is right up my alley! Looks great!

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  7. Yum, I think chipotle makes everything taste better. ;-) Well, I guess not everything!
    ~ Sarah
    PS
    The Valentine runner is lovely.

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  8. We really like the chipotle in Adobo and the black beans will have a great earthy taste to go with. I have a feeling this is going to be a hit.

    Love your pretty frilly dish with the rustic feel of the chips and dip..very nice.

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  9. This dip looks like one I've got to try. I bet it's yummy with veggies too! Thanks Lynn.

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  10. That DOES sound delish & healthy too, if I can prevent myself from eating half a bag of chips with it!

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  11. the dip looks wonderful but the dish looks fabulous!! treasure indeed! HSS!

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  12. Love chipotle, and I always freeze some after opening the can. I even have some chips, so I'll be making this!

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  13. I love black beans and they are very healthy. i also love my food processor too! Thanks for the recipe♥

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  14. That looks like it's both quick and easy. That's the way I like em...lol...Have a great day.

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  15. Sounds delicious! And, I love your dish. I remember my mother having one like that. I'll have to s if she still has it. Maybe she'll give it to me! Happy PS!

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  16. This is perfect for superbowl!..Christine

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  17. This sounds like a great dip for our house!

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  18. Thanks for the recipe.. would be great for this afternoon. Looks yummy.

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  19. This looks great and easy, AND I have everything on hand. I use the Chipotles in Adobos very often. Freezing them is a good tip, but I usually put them in a mason jar with a tight seal on it. I use them a lot, and I never have had any go bad. I am going to do this this afternoon to go with our super-bowl fare: fajitas!

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  20. This dip will be perfect for the Big Game. Enjoy!

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  21. I would have to have a gal of Malox Before I ate that, but I am sure dh would eat my share! :)

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  22. I will be pasting that recipe into my stash! Thanks for sharing. I LOVE the dish you served it in too.

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  23. Looks delish. Thanks for bringing your recipe to Seasonal Sundays.

    - The Tablescaper

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  24. This will be perfect for our gathering on Sat night! Seems like this crowd loves spicy (They devoured my jalapeno dip...and I tripled the recipe!)

    Thanks for sharing...
    Jane (artfully graced)

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