Have you ever stood by a dip and shoveled chip after chip in your mouth without even stopping to breathe because you literally cannot control yourself, it’s that good? I have.  And I’m pretty sure people were giving me the “are you really still eating” look, and I pretty much just ignored it. Well, let me tell you, this is the dip that will cause you to lose all control (you’ve been warned). In fact, you may want to make this dip, divide it in half and hide the rest for later so you can eat all by yourself without any judgment.

Aside from being insanely delicious, this is the perfect dip to bring to a party because you just throw everything in a bowl and mix it together. You can literally throw this together at the last minute. There is nothing worse than waking up the day of the BBQ and realizing you forgot to prepare something to share. By that time of course its too late, having already spent several hours rousing the family to get them out the door. But not with this black bean chili cheese dip. This is the perfect last-minute party dip, and it’s saved my life quite a few times.

The key ingredient to this recipe needs no introduction… the ever so creamy Velveeta cheese. There is just nothing like it. It’s what makes this dip so delicious! Your friends and family will be begging you for this recipe. Is it just me or do you feel like you’re doing something illegal by adding Velveeta to a dish? Whatever, its delicious.

Leave me a comment and let me know what you think!

Black Bean Chili Cheese Dip


  • 3 cups prepared chili, or 2 cans
  • 1 block cream cheese (I used light)
  • 3 oz. Velveeta cheese
  • 1 can black beans
  • chili powder, cumin, or cayenne to taste
  • cilantro for topping
  • tortilla chips for dipping


  1. In microwaveable safe bowl, melt first 3 ingredients. Stir well until blended together.
  2. Add black beans and seasoning, if desired.
  3. Transfer to a mini-crockpot for serving.
  4. Serve with cilantro and chips!

Recipe adapted from Pinch of Yum