June 30, 2011

Easy Bean Dip

This bean dip is easy. Three ingredients whizzed in the food processor and you're done. Perfect with baked tortilla chips, spread onto a tortilla, or veggies to be dunked into. No more need to buy store bought bean dip and I think this would easily replace refried beans as well.

Makes 6 Servings (Serving size = 1/4 cup)

Stars of the Show:
  • 1 15-ounce can black beans, drained and rinsed               
  • 1 cup salsa
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin (optional)
And Action:

Combine all ingredients in a food processor and process until smooth.

Nutritional Information Per Serving:
Calories: 81
Fat: 0.4 g
Saturated Fat: 0.1 g
Calories from Fat: 4.2%
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Protein: 4.7 g
Carbohydrates: 15.4 g
Sugar: 2.7 g
Fiber: 3.8 g
Sodium: 280 mg
Calcium: 47 mg
Iron: 1.6 mg
Vitamin C: 6.4 mg
Beta Carotene: 172 mcg
Vitamin E: 0.6 mg


Pegasuslegend said...

I love bean dip and this is easy!

Pretend Chef said...

Claudia - The spicier the salsa the better this taste in my opinion. Nommy!

Peggy said...

I love quick dips like this! Anything I can whiz up in the food processor is a winner in my book =)

Lizzy said...

Oh, how simple! I'm always nervous about what is in those pre-made bean dips, but this must be DELISH!

Pretend Chef said...

Peggy - The food processor is my favorite kitchen appliance.

Lizzy - I love knowing exactly what goes into my food. This was amazing.

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