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Caribbean Bean Dip

Make this dip and store it in the fridge so you can snack on it with some fresh veggies throughout the week. You can also enjoy it with baked tortilla chips or pita wedges if it fits with your meal plan.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 3½ tablespoons

  • Calories 60
  • Carbohydrate 9 g
  • Protein 3 g
  • Fat 2.0 g
  • Saturated Fat 0 g
  • Sugar 2 g
  • Dietary Fiber 3 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Sodium 125 mg

This Recipe Serves 8

Ingredients

1 (15.5-ounce) can organic black beans, drained
½ Hass avocado, peeled and sliced
3 tablespoons lemon juice
2 tablespoons roughly chopped cilantro
¼ teaspoon ground cayenne red pepper
¼ teaspoon ground cumin
¼ teaspoon sea salt, or to taste
3 tablespoons thinly sliced green onions

Instructions

  1. Puree all ingredients except the green onion in a blender until smooth. Top with green onion and serve with tortilla chips or fresh vegetables. 

From The All-Natural Diabetes Cookbook by Jackie Newgent, RD

Photo: Caribbean Black Bean Dip from The All-Natural Diabetes Cookbook. PNC Photography, Photographer: Peter Papoulakos.

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