bean dip

Categories
Appetizer
Vegetarian
Tex/mexican
Diabetic
Yield
6 servings
MeasureIngredient
¼ cup Green Chilies, diced
¼ cup Tomato Sauce -or- Mild Chili Salsa (green or red)
Green Onions, chopped
¼ teaspoon To 1/2 ts Cumin
½  Garlic Clove, minced
30 ounces Can Refried Beans

Keywords: Diabetic

This dip makes a marvelous burrito filling. Simply spoon the bean dip inside a warm tortilla and roll up. For an even easier bean dip, combine several tablespoons of salsa with refried beans and serve with tortilla chips.

Low-Fat Cheese, freshly grated (optional) Combine chilies, tomato sauce, onions and seasonings in a saucepan and cook until onions are tender.

Add beans and cook approximately 8 minutes.

Serve either hot or cold; top with grated low-fat cheese if desired.

Yield: 16 servings, 4 cups

One Serving = 4 tablespoons (without cheese) Calories: 76 Protein: 4 g Fat: 1 g Carbohydrate: 12 g Fiber: 6⅖ g* Cholesterol: 0 mg Sodium: 302 mg Potassium: 262 mg

Exchange: 1 Starch/Bread

* Good source of dietary fiber

Source: "The U.C.S.D. Healthy Diet for Diabetes, a Comprehensive Nutritional Guide and Cookbook," by Susan Algert, M.S., R.D.; Barbara Grasse, R.D., C.D.E.; and Annie Durning, M.S., R.D.

Shared by: Norman R. Brown

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