Warm Mexican bean dip with tortilla chips

A quick and easy party dip which is superhealthy, freezable and counts towards your five-a-day – what more could you want?

  • Prep:5 mins
    Cook:25 mins
  • Serves 8
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 144
  • fat 7g
  • saturates 2g
  • carbs 16g
  • sugars 3g
  • fibre 3g
  • protein 6g
  • salt 0.76g


  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp soft brown sugar
  • 1 tsp wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp Cajun seasoning
  • 400g tin mixed beans, rinsed and drained
  • 400g tin chopped tomatoes, with garlic
  • handful grated cheddar
  • 100g tortilla chips
  • serve with chopped avocado (optional)


  1. Fry the chopped onion in olive oil until soft. Add soft brown sugar, wine vinegar and Cajun seasoning. Cook for 1 min then add the mixed beans and chopped tomatoes with garlic. Simmer for 10-15 mins until the sauce has thickened then season.

  2. Scatter handful grated cheddar onto tortilla chips. Microwave on High for 1 min until cheese has melted. Serve alongside the dip (top with some chopped avocado if you like). Make ahead and reheat dip before guests arrive.

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