Black Bean Caramelized Onion Bacon Dip cooked and served in an oven proof skillet
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Black Bean Caramelized Onion Bacon Dip

A delicious cheesy creamy Black Bean Caramelized Onion Bacon Dip.  Made with a layer of chipotle flavored refried beans, topped with caramelized onions, garlic, chopped bacon, sour cream, mayo, pepper jack cheese and jalapeƱo (optional) chopped scallions.  Serve with tortilla chips or toasty baguette.  Excellent!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Dip
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 4
Calories: 359kcal
Author: Mexican Appetizers and More


For Refried Beans

  • 16 oz black beans drained and rinsed
  • 1 chipotle pepper in adobo sauce chopped
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1-2 garlic cloves finely chopped
  • 1 jalapeno (optional) chopped
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 2 tbsp water
  • salt to taste

Caramelized Onion, Cheese, Bacon Mixture

  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1/2 cup pepper jack cheese shredded
  • 3 slices cooked bacon chopped
  • 1/3 cup sour cream
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise


  • 2-3 stalks scallions chopped
  • tortilla chips or baguette toast slices


Refried Black Beans

  • Add a tablespoon of oil to a skillet over medium heat.  Add beans and chopped chipotle pepper and jalapeno if using.  Stir and cook for 2 minutes.
  • Add garlic and cilantro.  Stir and cook for another minute
  • Add about 2 tablespoons of water and stir.  Cook for another to minutes.
  • With a potato masher start to mash black beans to form refried beans.  Once done add salt to taste and stir.  Set aside.

Caramelized Onion, Cheese, Bacon Mixture

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  • In a skillet over medium heat add chopped onions with one tablespoon of butter.  Cook for a few minutes or until onions are golden brown on the edges.
  • In a bowl add the caramelized onions, cooked bacon, sour cream, mayonnaisse and the pepper jack cheese.  Stir and combine ingredients well.
  • Add the refried beans to an oven proof skillet and spread beans.  Top with the caramelized onion cheese bacon mixture and spread across skillet creating an even layer.
  • Bake for 15-20 minutes until bubbly and golden brown.
  • Top with chopped scallions and serve immediately with tortilla chips or sliced toasty baguette.  Enjoy!


Serving: 4g | Calories: 359kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 33mg | Sodium: 334mg | Potassium: 497mg | Fiber: 10g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 505IU | Vitamin C: 7.9mg | Calcium: 168mg | Iron: 2.7mg