You can't beat this easy spread, made with fiber-rich canned beans, for convenience and taste. Keep some on hand to layer with vegetables for sandwiches or spread over toasted country bread for a delicious bruschetta. Source: EatingWell Magazine, November/December 1998

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  • Combine beans, oil, lemon juice, cayenne, salt and black pepper in a food processor; process until smooth. Scrape into a bowl; stir in scallions and dill.



Make Ahead Tip: Cover and refrigerate for up to 4 days.

Nutrition Facts

26 calories; 1.2 g total fat; 0.2 g saturated fat; 54 mg sodium. 2 mg potassium; 2.9 g carbohydrates; 0.9 g fiber; 1.1 g protein; 8 IU vitamin a iu; 1 mcg folate; 9 mg calcium;

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Bland. Not worth making. I think EW has better recipes for beans particularly their bean and pasta soup. Save the beans for that recipe! Read More