Tex Mex Black Bean Dip

Excite your tastes buds with this dip


1 (15 ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained

1 teaspoon vegetable oil

1/2 cup chopped onion

2 cloves garlic, minced

1/2 cup fresh corn kernels

3/4 cup chopped tomatoes

1/2 cup mild picante sauce

1 teaspoon ground cumin

1 teaspoon chili powder

1/2 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese

1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro

1 tablespoon fresh lime juice



1. Place black beans in a medium size mixing bowl, partially mash beans — beans should remain a little chunky.

2. In a medium size frying pan, heat oil over a medium heat. Stir in onion and garlic and saute for 4 minutes.

3. Mix beans, corn, tomato, picante sauce, cumin, and chili powder into the frying pan; cook for 5 minutes or until thickened. Remove the pan from the heat, mix in cheese, cilantro and lime juice; stir until cheese is melted.

Serve with fresh cut vegetables and rice chips.