Cheesy Refried Bean Dip

black bean dip

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Easy refried bean dip is a quick and easy hot dip that’s great for parties, game-day, or any time you’re craving tortilla chips with a delicious dip! It’s easy to make and ready in about 20 minutes.


  • 1 (16-oz) can refried black beans
  • 1 cup enchilada sauce (mild or spicy)
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 cup shredded pepper jack cheese
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 4 ounces softened cream cheese, cubed
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 1 tablespoon chopped cilantro


  1. Place the beans, enchilada sauce, chili powder, cumin, garlic powder, and salt in a 3-qt saucepan. Turn the heat to medium and stir to combine. As the mixture warms up, stir it occassionally.
  2. Once it’s hot, add all of the cheese and stir until it melts into the bean mixture. Take the saucepan off the heat and add the cream cheese and stir until it’s melted. Add the  sour cream, lime juice, and cilantro and stir until combined. Serve hot with tortilla chips.


Recipe adapted from Taste of Home