July 4, 2010

Salsa Bean Dip

Salsa Bean Dip -
 This sensational, Texas style salsa and bean dip is very
 easy to make and a great appetizer or snack.
 If you prefer a little less fire in your dip,
 omit the hot sauce and use mild salsa.
 A real fix it and forget recipe that is
 also great with warm tortillas for dipping.

Prep Time: 15-20 mins
Cook Time: 0 mins
Main Ingredient: Salsa, Pinto Beans
Difficulty Level: 2

Ingredients to make Salsa Bean Dip

1 cn Pinto beans; 15 oz.
3 tb Louisiana hot sauce
2 ts Fresh lime juice
3 tb Sweetened Chinese chili sauce
1/4 c Green onions; thinly sliced
16 oz Sour cream, fat-free
1 1/2 c Salsa; chunky, hot
Fresh cilantro or parsley
Corn tortilla chips

Directions to make Salsa Bean Dip

Step 1:Drain the liquid from the beans and discard. Place the beans in a food processor and process until almost smooth. Add the hot sauce and lime juice. Mix well.
Step 2:Spread the bean mixture over the bottom of a large platter. Spoon and spread the sweetened chili sauce over the beans, then sprinkle the green onions evenly over the top. Cover the beans mixture and scallions with the sour cream and top it with the salsa.
Step 3:Garnish this with sprigs of fresh cilantro and serve with tortilla chips.

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