Cheese and Guinness Spread

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Cheese and Guinness Spread
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Thu, 01-27-2011 - 3:56pm

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Thu, 01-27-2011 - 4:00pm

Bacon Black Bean Dip
Makes 10 Servings

6 slices bacon, chopped
1 large onion, diced
1 green bell pepper, seeded and diced
1 jalapeño chili, seeded and finely diced
1 teaspoon ground cumin
3 cloves garlic, chopped
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
2 (15 oz.) cans black beans, undrained
Salt
3 tablespoons lime juice
3 scallions, thinly sliced
2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
1 large tomato, diced

Cook bacon in a skillet over medium heat until crisp, 10 minutes. Drain on paper towels.

Drain all but 1 Tbsp. fat from skillet. Add onion and peppers; cook over medium-high heat until soft, 8 minutes. Add spices; sauté for 1 minute. Add beans; raise heat to high. Bring mixture to a boil, reduce heat and simmer until thickened and slightly reduced, 10 minutes.

Puree half of mixture in a blender. Stir puree into remaining mixture in a bowl; season with salt and lime juice. Let dip cool to room temperature; stir in scallions, cilantro, tomato and bacon.



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