Black Bean Guacamole

Sneaking some extra fiber and protein into a traditional Mexican guacamole makes this dip a more nutritious appetizer.

Serves: 8Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 20 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 8


  • 1 can (15 oz.) black beans
  • 3 avocados
  • 1 Tbsp. fresh lime juice
  • 3 scallions, chopped
  • 1 large tomato, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1⁄2 tsp. chili powder
  • 1⁄4 tsp. salt
  • 1 Tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro


  • Using a fork or a potato masher, mash the beans in a medium-sized bowl just until they are halfway mashed, leaving some texture.
  • Combine all the remaining ingredients, and mash together until mixed.
  • Allow to sit for at least 10 minutes before serving to allow the flavors to set. Gently mix again just before serving.