Party Bean Dip - THM Friendly!

Prep Time 8 hours Cook Time 1 hour Total Time 9 hrs
Yields 9 cups

An easy, healthy, Trim Healthy Mama friendly recipe for bean dip, perfect for parties or potlucks! **Prep time includes overnight soaking of beans**


  • 9 c cooked pinto beans (1 c dry pinto beans = 2 to 2 1/2 c cooked)
  • 2 tsp sea salt, more or less to taste
  • 2 tsp ground, roasted cumin, more or less to taste
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper, more or less to taste *OPTIONAL
  • Up to 3 tsp of healthy fat, such as neutral coconut oil or grassfed butter *OPTIONAL
  • Water, fat free broth or the liquid left from cooking beans, as needed


  1. Soak pinto beans, drain and cook in fresh water for about an hour to an hour and a half, until beans are very soft
  2. Drain beans, reserving up to a cup of liquid
  3. Using a stick (immersion) blender, food processor or regular blender, puree beans until smooth, adding liquid if needed to achieve desired consistency
  4. Add salt, cumin, optional cayenne and optional fat to taste
  5. Serve warm, cold or room temperature with chips, veggies, etc.


Recipe Notes

Omit fat for fat free bean dip. Up to 3 tsp of fat can be added for a Trim Healthy Mama E dish. Remember that if you add fat to the beans, be careful of adding cheese or other toppings that include fat.
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