Saturday, March 31, 2007

Spicy White -Bean Spread Recipe

This recipe is from my recipe binder. Sorry but I don't remember the original source.

Serve as a dip with raw vegetables, chips, crackers or crusty baguette.

3 tbsp. fresh lime juice
2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
1 tsp. ground cumin
2 cans navy beans, drained
2 garlic cloves, chopped
1 jalapeƱo pepper, seeded and chopped
3/4 cup minced red bell pepper
3/4 cup mined fresh cilantro
1/4 cup minced green onions
1/2 tsp. salt

Place the first 6 ingredients in a food processor, and pulse 2 times or until well-blended. Pour bean mixture into a large bowl; stir in bell pepper and remaining ingredients. Yield 3 1/2 cups (serving size: 1 tbsp.

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