Southwestern Black Bean Bites

Super-Bowl-Week1As I mentioned yesterday, today kicks off Super Bowl Week here on Rainstorms and Love Notes! I only really have one rule when it comes to serving food at a Super Bowl Party: it has to be easy to grab and go. The focus of the day should be the game – the food should just be a delicious accent. Serving finger foods is a good way to ensure that people can enjoy tasty snacks without turning their attention away from the game.

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These Southwestern Black Bean Bites are kind of like individual nachos, where no chip is lacking any topping. They’re also a great vegetarian option on a day where chicken wings tend to reign supreme.

Printable Recipe
Makes 50-60 bites

ingredients:
50-60 unbroken tortilla chips
1 can black beans, drained and rinsed
1/4 cup hot salsa
1 tbsp cilantro, chopped
1 1/2 cup taco blend cheese
sour cream, for garnish
whole cilantro leaves, for garnish

instructions:
In a small bowl, combine the black beans, salsa, and chopped cilantro.
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Arrange the chips in a single layer on a baking sheet. Spoon 1-2 teaspoons of the black bean mixture onto each chip.
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Top each chip with cheese.
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Broil for 3-5 minutes, or until the cheese is melted.
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Garnish each chip with sour cream and a cilantro leaf and enjoy!
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Adapted from Pillsbury Appetizers and Snacks

5 Comments
  • Amberly
    January 28, 2014

    Yummy!!!!!!!! Seriously, you need to write a cookbook! 🙂 I want to eat these right now!
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  • Jordan
    January 28, 2014

    Looks so delicious! I love how your recipes always seem do-able. As a beginner in the kitchen, I appreciate that!
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    • ashleynevis
      January 30, 2014

      Thanks, Jordan! I’m glad you like the easy stuff! I’m all about spending time in the kitchen making stuff, but I get so mad when it doesn’t turn out like I’m hoping. For me, keeping it pretty simple usually means it turns out right 🙂
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  • Gwenn Panny
    February 11, 2014

    Oh my. That looks so yummy!
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