Cheesy Bean Dip

With chiles, cheese, and beans and a sprinkling of cilantro, this quick dip has all the right flavors for your next fiesta.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 32

Ingredients

1
(16-oz.) can Old El Paso™ Refried Beans
1
(4.5-oz.) can Old El Paso™ Chopped Green Chiles
8
oz. (2 cups) shredded Mexican cheese blend
1/2
medium red bell pepper, chopped
1
jalapeño chile, sliced, if desired
Chopped fresh cilantro, if desired
  • 1 In 9-inch microwave-safe pie pan, combine beans and green chiles; spread evenly in pan. Cover with microwave-safe waxed paper. Microwave on High for 2 to 2 1/2 minutes or until dip is warm.
  • 2 Uncover; sprinkle with cheese. Top with bell pepper and jalapeño chile. Re-cover; microwave on Medium for an additional 3 to 4 minutes or until cheese is almost melted. Lift waxed paper slowly to allow steam to escape when looking at cheese melt. Pie pan will be hot; carefully remove from microwave oven. Let dip stand 2 minutes; uncover. Sprinkle with fresh cilantro. Serve with tortilla chips.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Tablespoon
    Calories
    40
    (
    Calories from Fat
    20),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    2g
    2%
    (Saturated Fat
    1g,
    1%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    10mg
    10%;
    Sodium
    105mg
    105%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    3g
    3%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    1g
    1%
    ),
    Protein
    3g
    3%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    6%;
    Vitamin C
    6%;
    Calcium
    6%;
    Iron
    2%;
    Exchanges:
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    0
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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