Snacks - Phase 2 - Black Bean Dip

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06-07-2005, 02:23 PM
Black Bean Dip

1-1/2 cups

Bean dips are wonderful for snacks or lunches. Scoop them up with raw vegetables or wedges of toasted whole wheat pita bread. They also make great sandwich fillings.

1 16-oz. can black beans, drained and rinsed
1/2 cup prepared salsa, hot or mild
2 Tbsp. fresh lime juice
2 Tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro
1/4 tsp. ground cumin
salt & freshly ground black pepper to taste

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

Nutritional Information:

Per serving:
92 calories
0 g total fat (0 g sat)
0 mg cholesterol
16 g carbohydrate
8 g protein
4 g fiber
76 mg sodium

Make sure to read the labels and that no sugar is added in the salsa or beans. This can be Phase 1 w/o the pita Whole Wheat bread. :s: