Friday, September 5, 2008

Black Bean Dip

2 cans of black beans
1 tablespoon of Red Hot
1 tablespoon of chopped garlic (1-2 whole cloves)
1/4 cup olive oil
1/2 tsp. of garlic salt (or regular salt)
Squeeze of 1/2 lime
1/4 cup your favorite salsa
Small container of sour cream
1/4 cup water, depending on consistency

Rinse black beans and put in food processor or blender. Add salsa and Red Hot and pulse several times. Add chopped garlic and lime squeeze and puree on High. Stream in oil and then stream in water until desired consistency is achieved. Dip should be fairly thick.
Put dip in serving dish and spread layer of sour cream on top of black bean dip.

Garnish with shredded cheese, chopped tomatoes, and finely chopped cilantro.
Serve with tortilla chips.

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