Quick Bean Dip

Appetizer

 

Quick Bean DipIngredients

  • 2-15 oz. cans no salt added chickpeas (garbanzo beans) rinsed and drained
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • ½ cup water
  • 3 tbsps fresh lemon or lime juice
  • 1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp salt-free seasoning blend
  • ¼ tsp black pepper

Instructions

  1. Place beans and garlic in a food processor; pulse 5 times or until chopped.  Add 1/2 cup water and remaining ingredients; pulse until smooth, scraping down sides as needed.
  2. Serve with whole grain pita chips and fresh heart healthy vegetables.

Test Kitchen Tip:  If desired, saute´ one onion, chopped in 1 tablespoon oil until tender.  Add to food processor with beans and garlic.

This recipe can be part of a well balanced food plan. Any alterations made during preparation are at the discretion of the chef and are not included in the nutritional analysis provided, nor supported by the BestHealth team.