Tex-Mex Pinto Bean Spread

Fiber-rich, low-fat pinto beans are the base of this tasty dip, made zesty with lime, cilantro, and jalapeño. Serve with baked tortilla chips. You can also perk up quesadillas or vegetarian tacos with this spread.

Yield: 1 1/4 cups (serving size: 1 tablespoon)
Recipe from Cooking Light

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 15
  • Calories from fat: 12%
  • Fat: 0.2g
  • Saturated fat: 0.0g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.1g
  • Protein: 0.7g
  • Carbohydrate: 2.7g
  • Fiber: 0.7g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 0.2mg
  • Sodium: 85mg
  • Calcium: 7mg

Ingredients

  • 1 (15-ounce) can pinto beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 jalapeño pepper, seeded
  • 1/2 cup chopped plum tomato
  • 1 tablespoon pumpkinseeds, toasted

Preparation

  1. Place first 6 ingredients in a food processor, and process until smooth. Place bean mixture in a bowl. Stir in chopped tomato, and sprinkle with pumpkinseeds.
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