White bean and tomato dip

Yield: 24 Servings

Measure Ingredient
14 ounces Great Northern beans, cooked; drained and rinsed
¼ cup Fresh lemon juice
2 tablespoons Bread crumbs; dried
2 tablespoons Chopped almonds; toasted
1 \N Clove garlic
½ teaspoon Dried basil
⅛ teaspoon Ground red pepper; to taste
6 \N Pieces sun-dried tomatoes; chopped

To make 1-½ cups of dip: Process beans, lemon juice, bread crumbs, almonds, garlic, basil and pepper in a food processor until smooth. Stir in tomatoes. Cover and chill until ready to serve. (At least 1 hour.) Per tablespoon

44 calories, 0.7 g fat (14%) 0 mg Cholesterol, 9 mg Sodium, 1⅗ g dietary fiber

Cook's quick tip ^ To toast almonds, place them in a small nonstick skillet and cover over medium-low heat, shaking the skillet occasionally, until they're golden, about 5 minutes. ^ A drop of hot-pepper sauce (like Tabasco) may replace the ground red pepper.

(c) 1996 Rodale Press Prevention's (Quarterly) Guide to Low-Fat, High Flavor Cooking. [mc-recipe: patH 23 Sep 96] Recipe By : Quick & Healthy, Fall 1996 Posted to MC-Recipe Digest V1 #224 Date: Mon, 23 Sep 1996 13:47:05 -0700 (PDT) From: PatH <phannema@...>

NOTES : Show off this dip by serving in a sweet red pepper shell-half. Cut, remove seeds and membranes, rinse and dry. Use other half for crudites.

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