Chili Bean Dip

Love the convenience of mashing all ingredients into one snack dish? Then try this worry-free bean dip!


  • 1 16-ounce can pinto beans (or 2 cups cooked dried beans)
  • 2 tablespoons onion (chopped)
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 cup cheddar cheese (shredded)*


  1. Mash beans in a bowl.
  2. Add onion, chili powder, and shredded cheese.
  3. Serve warm or cold with raw vegetables or tortilla chips.

 Allergy Warning:

This recipe contains milk.
*If you are allergic to milk-based cheese, try soy-based cheese or other dairy-free alternatives,

 Cut Down on Choking:

For kids 2-4 years old, serve food in the following way:

  • Spread a very thin layer of bean dip in dish over tortilla, chips or any other dish that you are serving.
  • Thin bean dip with chicken, beef or vegetable broth; or try adding yogurt.