Mexican Bean Dip

Makes 14 servings.


1 (15oz.) can red kidney beans, rinsed and drained
1 medium avocado, chopped
2 tablespoons lemon juice
2 tablespoons tomato paste
1 red chili, finely chopped (optional)
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 tablespoon Equal® Spoonful*
1 green onion, sliced
¼ cup chopped parsley, divided use

* May substitute 1 ½ packets Equal sweetener


1. Place kidney beans, avocado, lemon juice, tomato paste, chili, garlic and Equal® in food processor; cover. Process until well blended.
2. Stir in green onion and 3 tablespoons parsley. Sprinkle with remaining parsley.

Nutritional Info (per serving):

Calories 56
Protein 3g
Carbohydrate 9g
Fat 2g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 3mg

Food Exchanges: ½ vegetable, ½ starch

Additional comments:

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