Three-Dip Dinner

Recipe Time

Prep: 15 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 578
Fat 22 g
Satfat 4 g
Protein 20 g
Carbohydrate 82 g
Fiber 18 g
Cholesterol 4 mg
Sodium 1049 mg

Ingredients

1 ripe avocado, peeled, pitted and chopped
1/2 cup plain yogurt
3 tablespoons lime juice
Salt
1 15.5-oz. can white beans, drained and rinsed
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1/4 cup olive oil
1/2 small clove garlic, chopped
1 15.5-oz. can black beans, drained and rinsed
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
1 pint cherry tomatoes
1 16-oz. bag baby carrots
6 small pita breads, cut into wedges
2 celery ribs, cut into sticks, optional

Preparation

1. Mash avocado, yogurt and 1 Tbsp. lime juice together in a bowl until well combined but still a little chunky. Season with salt.

2. Combine white beans, lemon juice, 2 Tbsp. olive oil and garlic in food processor and process until smooth. Season with salt. Scrape into a second bowl.

3. Combine black beans, remaining 2 Tbsp. olive oil, remaining 2 Tbsp. lime juice, chili powder, cumin and salt in food processor and process until smooth. Scrape into a third bowl.

4. Serve 3 dips with tomatoes, carrots, pita wedges and celery, if desired, for dipping.

Note:

December 2010