5 Layered Bean Dip Recipe

5 Layered Bean Dip Recipe

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How To Make 5 Layered Bean Dip

Enjoy your favorite chips with the creamy layers of peppery beans, tangy sour cream, and cheesy avocado in this flavorful 5 layered bean dip recipe.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 5 minutes
Total: 10 minutes



For Bean Layer:

  • 2tbspolive oil
  • 1shallot,finely chopped
  • 2garlic cloves,finely chopped
  • 2cupsblack beans,cooked
  • 1tspground cumin
  • 1pinchcayenne pepper
  • fine sea salt,to taste
  • black pepper,freshly ground, to taste

For Sour Cream Layer:

  • cupssour cream
  • ½lime,juiced
  • fine sea salt,to taste

For Avocado Layer:

  • 4avocados,chopped
  • ½lime,zested
  • ½lime,juiced
  • fine sea salt,to taste
  • cupscheddar cheese,shredded
  • 2cupscherry tomato,chopped
  • ¾cupblack olive,sliced
  • ¾cupscallion,sliced
  • 1cupwhole cilantro leaf

For Serving:

  • tortilla chip
  • hot sauce


  1. In a large saucepan, heat the oil. Add the shallot and garlic, then sauté for 3 to 5 minutes until tender.

  2. Add the black beans, then mash until smooth. Season with ground cumin, cayenne pepper, salt, and black pepper.

  3. Spread the bean mixture in an even layer over the bottom of a 9-inch clear glass dish.

  4. In a medium bowl, stir together the sour cream and lime juice, then season with salt. Spread the sour cream mixture over the bean layer.

  5. In another medium bowl, mash together the avocados, lime juice and zest, and season with salt. Spread the avocado mixture over the sour cream layer.

  6. Sprinkle with the cheese, tomatoes, olives, scallions, and cilantro.

  7. Serve with tortilla chips and hot sauce. Enjoy!


  • Calories: 753.59kcal
  • Fat: 47.79g
  • Saturated Fat: 15.90g
  • Trans Fat: 0.39g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 23.12g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 4.43g
  • Carbohydrates: 62.60g
  • Fiber: 21.79g
  • Sugar: 6.66g
  • Protein: 27.13g
  • Cholesterol: 58.58mg
  • Sodium: 938.47mg
  • Calcium: 422.49mg
  • Potassium: 1966.37mg
  • Iron: 5.68mg
  • Vitamin A: 224.87µg
  • Vitamin C: 31.06mg
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