Black Bean Dip Recipe

Black Bean Dip Recipe

Photo By Delancey Prince

Summertime is not the season for long hours in a hot kitchen. This cold, plant-based black bean dip uses inexpensive ingredients and requires no cooking.  Chop, mix, chill and serve. Repeat. Double the recipe to share with friends and family at your next pool party, barbecue or potluck. Socializing and eating vegetables are good for brain health!

This recipe is courtesy of our friends at the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension.


1 can of black beans (low sodium/no added salt), drained and rinsed

1 can of corn (no added salt), drained and rinsed

½ onion, diced

½ bell pepper, diced

1 medium tomato, diced

⅓ cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil

2 lemons, juiced

¼ cup fresh (or ½ tsp dried) cilantro


  1. In a bowl, mix together black beans, corn, onion, bell pepper and tomato.
  2. Pour olive oil & lemon juice on top and mix well.
  3. Sprinkle cilantro leaves on top.
  4. Chill for 30 minutes and enjoy!

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