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White Bean Spread with Sage


From EatingWell:  November 1997

Though this makes a good dip for veggies or pita crisps, you can also spread it in a pita with leftover roasted vegetables for a packable lunch.

About 1 1/2 cups | Active Time: 10 minutes | Total Time: 10 minutes



  1. Mash garlic with salt with the side of a chef’s knife.
  2. Transfer mashed garlic to a food processor. Add beans, oil, lemon juice, cayenne and black pepper; puree until smooth. Scrape into a bowl and stir in sage.


Per tablespoon : 20 Calories; 1 g Fat; 0 g Sat; 1 g Mono; 0 mg Cholesterol; 2 g Carbohydrates; 1 g Protein; 1 g Fiber; 80 mg Sodium; 40 mg Potassium

Exchanges: (based on 2 tablespoons): 1/2 starch, 1/2 fat

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