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Black Beans con Queso Bean Dip

A classic and indulgent vegetarian bean dip recipe with black beans and lots of cheddar cheese.

Posted by: Ruth




15 - 30 mins

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50g butter OR Available only in our Edinburgh shops More products
50g vegetable spread

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1 large onion, finely chopped More products
2 garlic cloves, crushed More products
50g all purpose flour More products
2 cups or 500ml of milk

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400g cheddar cheese, shredded Available only in our Edinburgh shops More products
2 400g tins black beans, rinsed and drained More products
1 green chilli, chopped

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1 tsp vegetarian Worcestershire sauce More products
1 tsp red chilli powder More products
tortilla chips More products
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  • Melt butter in a large pan over a medium heat; add onion and sautee for 5 minutes.
  • Add garlic and sautee for 5 more minutes or until the onion is tender.
  • Stir in the flour and stir until smooth; cook mixture, stirring constantly, for 1 minute.
  • Gradually add milk, stirring constantly, until thickened.
  • Add the cheese, stirring constantly over low heat until the cheese melts.
  • Stir in black beans, green chilli, worcester sauce and chilli powder, gently stirring until mixture is thoroughly heated.
  • Serve warm with chips or crackers.

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