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Black Bean Dip

November/December 1994, The Essential EatingWell Cookbook (2004)

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This lively dip can be made in minutes. Serve with baked tortilla chips.



READER'S COMMENT:
"Lively exactly describes this low fat low calorie appetizer! I served this at our pre Super Bowl party with homemade pita chips and even like a tapenade on whole wheat baguettes. Wonderful! "
Black Bean Dip

Makes: About 1 1/2 cups

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Ingredients

  • 1 19-ounce or 15-ounce can black beans, rinsed
  • 1/2 cup prepared salsa, hot or mild
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • Salt & freshly ground pepper, to taste

Preparation

  1. Combine black beans, salsa, lime juice, cilantro and cumin in a food processor. Process until smooth. Season with salt and pepper.

Tips & Notes

  • Make Ahead Tip: Cover and refrigerate for up to 2 days.

Nutrition

Per tablespoon: 17 calories; 0 g fat (0 g sat, 0 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 3 g carbohydrates; 0 g added sugars; 1 g protein; 1 g fiber; 53 mg sodium; 2 mg potassium.

Exchanges: free food


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