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RECIPES

Black Bean Spread

From the Tufts University Health and Nutrition Letter

(1) 15-oz can black beans, drained and rinsed
2 Tbsp fresh lime juice
1 Tbsp Vera Jane's Extra-Virgin Olive Oil
1 tsp fresh garlic, minced
1 tsp ground cumin
1/4 tsp Tabasco sauce
Pinch of salt
Freshly ground black pepper, to taste
2 Tbsp fresh cilantro, chopped

Place first eight ingredients in a food processor; process until smooth. Transfer to a medium bowl and stir in cilantro. Makes about 1½cups

Per serving: 42 calories; 1g total fat; 0g saturated fat; 0mg cholesterol; 135mg sodium; 5g total carbohydrates; 2g protein;

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