Tex-Mex Black Bean Dip

This is a fresh tasting, lower-fat dip alternative packed with phytonutrients

Makes: 1 ⅔ cups (serving size: 2 tablespoons)

Ingredients:

Preparation:

Heat oil in medium non-stick skillet over medium heat. Add onion and garlic, and sauté 4 minutes or until tender.

Add tomato, and next 4 ingredients (tomato through beans); cook 5 minutes or until thick, stirring constantly.

Remove from heat; partially mash with a potato masher. Add cheese, cilantro, and lime juice, stirring until cheese melts. Serve warm or at room temperature.

Nutrition information per serving: Calories 42, Fat 1 g (sat 0.4g, mono 0.2g, poly 0.2g), Cholesterol 2 mg, Sodium 136 mg, Protein 2.6 g, Carbohydrate 6.2 g, Fiber 1 g Per portion: ¾ Grain or Starchy Vegetable

Source: Cooking Light, June 1998

For more nutrition information please contact your acac Nutrition Coach, Kris Bonham RDN at krisb@acac.com