Low-Fat Bean Dip


Classifications: Dips, Dressings,Sauces &

Qty Measure Ingredient


3 tablespoons lemon juice

1 15 oz can pinto beans, rinsed & drained

3 tablespoons green onions, chopped

2 tablespoons mayonnaise

1 1/2 teaspoons seeded jalapeno pepper, minced

1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce

1/2 to 3/4 teas salt, optional

1/4 teaspoon sugar

Instructions: Combine all ingredients in a blender or food processor and process until smooth. Transfer to a serving bow.. Use raw vegetables or tortilla chips for dipping. Store in the refrigerator. Yield: 1-3/4 cups.



Background: Note: DIABETIC EXCHANGES: One 2-tablespoon serving (prepared with fat-free mayonnaise and without salt) equals 1 vegetable; also, 28 calories, 149 mg sodium, 0 cholesterol, 5 gm carbohydrate, 2 gm protein, trace fat.

Serves: 1

Food Exchanges: