Black Bean Dip with Pita Wedges

A spicy, low-fat snack packed with complex carbohydrates, this dip is great for a party or an early afternoon snack.


3 cups from recipe for Black Beans with Cumin and Chipotle Peppers

1 teaspoon lemon juice

1 package of 5 whole wheat pita bread, sliced each into six wedges

1 tablespoon fresh cilantro, chopped

*Optional – 1/4 cup fat-free sour cream

*Optional – 1/4 cup salsa



1) In food processor,  puree black bean recipe and lemon juice.

2) Add some sour cream if mixture is too thick.

3) Spoon into a festive bowl, sprinkle with chopped cilantro or dollop with sour cream and salsa!

4) Serve with the pita wedges warm or at room temperature. Makes 6 servings.

Nutritional Analysis per serving: 242 Calories; 14 percent fat (3.8 grams); < 1gram saturated fat; 17 percent protein; 69 percent carbohydrate; 9 grams fiber.


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