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Jalapeno Bean Dip Recipe

Jalapeno Bean Dip Recipe

This is the snack my family usually requests. We especially like to make this zippy dip on camping trips. —Lorene Goodwin, Belle Fourche, South Dakota
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 30 min. YIELD:12 servings


  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 cans (8 ounces each) tomato sauce
  • 1 can (16 ounces) chili beans, undrained
  • 1 can (16 ounces) kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 medium jalapeno peppers, seeded and chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 package (10-1/2 ounces) corn chips
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream


  • 1. In a large skillet, cook beef and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Drain.
  • 2. Stir in the tomato sauce, beans and jalapeno peppers. Bring to a boil. Add salt and cayenne. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 20 minutes.
  • 3. To serve, spoon beef mixture over chips; sprinkle with cheese. Garnish with sour cream. Yield: 12 servings.
Editor's Note: Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 407 calories, 22 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 60 mg cholesterol, 559 mg sodium, 29 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 23 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Sweet Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.