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.