Simple Bean Spread

by Amie on September 7, 2009

Yes, this is another bean spread recipe.  As you all know…I love my beans not only for their delicious taste but because they are packed with fiber!  In this recipe, I used re-fried beans, which have a nice smooth consistency – perfect for a dip or a spread.   I enjoyed this bean spread with whole grain chips and veggies alongside salsa, Greek yogurt and guacamole.

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Ingredients

  • 1 can Re-fried beans
  • 1/4 cup chopped red onion
  • 2 scallions, finely chopped
  • 1 Roma tomato, finely chopped
  • 3 Tablespoons Fresh Cilantro, finely chopped
  • 3 Teaspoons Lime Juice
  • 1/2 Ripe Avocado, cored, peeled and mashed
  • 1/4 cup Grilled Corn Kernels (I roasted my corn in-husk on the grill first)

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine all ingredients.  Mix well.
  • Transfer to serving dish and serve alongside Greek plain yogurt, guacamole and salsa.  Enjoy as a dip with your favorite veggies or whole grain snack or as a spread on your sandwich.

Let me know how this bean spread delights your taste buds.  In what ways to do you incorporate bean spreads/dips into your meals?

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