Black Bean Hummus
Gluten-Free ~ Nut-Free ~ Dairy-Free ~ Rice-Free ~ Egg-Free ~ Corn-Free ~ Soy-Free
Yield: 8 servings
3 tablespoons olive oil
½ medium onion diced (about ½ cup)
1 jalapeno pepper seeded and diced (about 3 teaspoons)
2 minced garlic cloves (1 tablespoon)
1 can (15-ounce) black beans drained and rinsed
1 teaspoon cumin
1 teaspoon lime juice
1 teaspoon black pepper
Handful fresh cilantro (about 1 tablespoon)
1. Heat 2 teaspoons olive oil in sauté pan on low/medium heat. Add diced onion and jalapeno and sauté for five minutes (onion will be translucent).
2. Add minced garlic and sauté another two minutes.
3. Transfer sautéed onion, jalapeno, and garlic into food processor. Add beans, cumin, lime juice, black pepper, cilantro, and 2 ½ tablespoons of olive oil.
4. Blend thoroughly - scraping down the sides of food processor to ensure a smooth consistency. Serve with tortilla chips or raw vegetables. Can also be used as a sandwich spread.
NUTRITION: Calories per serving: 234, Total fat: 5.58g, Carbohydrate, by difference: 35.18g, Total dietary fiber: 8.46g, Protein: 11.79g, Total sugars: 1.77g, Sodium: 3mg
Sun, March 25, 2012
by Maureen Stanley filed under