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Quick-and-Zesty Refried Bean Dip

Yield 1 3/4 cups (serving size: 1 tablespoon).
This easy refried bean dip makes for a delicious, healthy appetizer.  Once it's hot, stir in shredded sharp cheddar cheese and cilantro, and serve with your choice of tortilla chips.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup chopped red onion
  • 2 tablespoons bottled salsa
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon hot sauce
  • 1 (16-ounce) can fat-free refried beans
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 cup (1 ounce) shredded sharp cheddar cheese

Nutrition Information

  • calories 18
  • caloriesfromfat 15 %
  • fat 0.3 g
  • satfat 0.2 g
  • monofat 0.1 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 1.1 g
  • carbohydrate 2.6 g
  • fiber 0.8 g
  • cholesterol 1 mg
  • iron 0.3 mg
  • sodium 73 mg
  • calcium 14 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 5 ingredients in a small saucepan; cook over medium-low heat 5 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Add cilantro and cheese, stirring until cheese melts. Serve warm.