Making this easy Black Bean Dip with is perfect for sharing with others with a plate full of tortilla chips. Serve this dip hot or cold. Either way you'll be enjoying a healthy, fresh, and flavorful dip with friends in no time!
Add the chopped onion, chopped jalapeño, garlic, bell pepper, black beans and water to a food processor bowl. Pulse a few times, pushing down contents that go up the sides. Add the cumin and cocoa powder and pulse again until smooth.
Place in a microwave-safe container and cook for 4 minutes. Remove from the microwave and allow to cool for a minute.
Stir in the lime juice and chopped cilantro. Add more lime juice and/or water to achieve a thinner consistency if necessary.
Garnish with more chopped cherry tomatoes. Serve warm with tortilla chips.
* The cocoa powder adds some nice color and actually adds a nice, savory flavor as well.