Holiday Cheesy Bean Dip



Holiday Cheesy Bean DipIngredients

  • 1 16 oz. can nonfat refried beans
  • 1 15 oz. can black beans (no added salt) rinsed and drained
  • 4 scallions
  • ½ cup salsa
  • ½ tsp. cumin
  • ½ tsp.  chili powder
  • ¼ cup jalapeno slices, chopped
  • ½ cup shredded low fat Monterey Jack
  • ½ cup shredded low fat cheddar cheese
  • ½ cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 ½ cups chopped romaine lettuce
  • 1 medium tomato, chopped


  1. Combine beans, scallions, salsa, spices and jalapenos in a medium bowl.
  2. Transfer mixture to a shallow-2 quart microwave-safe dish and sprinkle with cheese.
  3. Microwave on high until the cheese is melted and the beans are hot (about 4-5 minutes).
  4. Spread Greek yogurt evenly over the hot bean mixture.  Top with lettuce and tomato.

Note:  You can make this dish through step 2, cover and refrigerate for 1 day.  To serve, continue with steps 3-4.

This recipe can be part of a well balanced food plan. Any alterations made during preparation are at the discretion of the chef and are not included in the nutritional analysis provided, nor supported by the BestHealth team.