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Herbed White Bean Puree

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From EatingWell:  September/October 1994, The EatingWell Diabetes Cookbook (2005)

A velvety puree of white beans makes a fiber-rich alternative to mashed potatoes. Serve with lamb chops or steak.

4 servings | Active Time: 15 minutes | Total Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients

Preparation

  1. Fill a large saucepan with cold water, add garlic and bring to a boil over high heat. Add beans and return to a boil. Reserve 1/2 cup of the cooking liquid, then drain the beans and garlic in a strainer or colander.
  2. Transfer the beans and garlic to a food processor. Add parsley, oil and sage. Process, adding some of the reserved cooking liquid if necessary, to make a thick puree. Season with salt and pepper.

Nutrition

Per serving : 285 Calories; 4 g Fat; 1 g Sat; 3 g Mono; 0 mg Cholesterol; 31 g Carbohydrates; 9 g Protein; 9 g Fiber; 603 mg Sodium; 20 mg Potassium

2 1/2 Carbohydrate Serving

Exchanges: 21/2 starch, 2 lean meat