Prep time: 10 minutes
Recipe makes: 2-4 servings (about 2 tablespoons per serving)
- 15-oz. can unsalted, fat-free black beans, drained and rinsed
- 1 clove garlic
- 1 tsp. lemon juice
- ¼ c. cilantro
- 2 tbs. olive oil
- ¼ c. water
- ½ small jalapeño pepper (optional), ribs and seeds removed
Equipment and supplies:
- Food processor or blender
- Place beans, garlic, lemon juice, cilantro, olive oil, and water into the bowl of a food processor or blender. Process until smooth, about 5 minutes, stopping halfway through to scrape down the sides.
- Serve with fresh cut-up vegetables — try carrots, broccoli, bell peppers, and celery — for dipping.
Reviewed by: Meredith Parkinson, RD