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"Boo"rrific Black Bean Dip with Chips Recipe

"Boo"rrific Black Bean Dip with Chips Recipe

—Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Greendale, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 35 min. Bake: 10 min./batch YIELD:12 servings


  • 9 flour tortillas (7 inches)
  • 2-1/4 teaspoons taco seasoning
  • 4 bacon strips, diced
  • 1/4 cup each chopped onion, sweet red and green pepper
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 cans (15 ounces each) black beans, rinsed and drained, divided
  • 2/3 cup picante sauce
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons minced chipotle pepper in adobo sauce
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro


  • 1. Cut tortillas with a 3-in. ghost-shaped cookie cutter. Place on baking sheets coated with cooking spray. Spritz tortillas with cooking spray; sprinkle with taco seasoning. Bake at 350° for 8-10 minutes or until edges just begin to brown. Remove to wire racks to cool.
  • 2. In a large skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Remove to paper towels; drain, reserving 2 teaspoons drippings. In the drippings, saute onion and peppers until tender. Add garlic; saute 1 minute longer.
  • 3. Add one can of beans and mash. Add the picante sauce, lime juice, chipotle peppers, cumin, salt and remaining beans; heat through. Stir in bacon and cilantro. Serve with ghost chips. Yield: 3 cups dip and 3 dozen chips.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1/4 cup) equals 190 calories, 7 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 5 mg cholesterol, 509 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 6 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Sweet Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.