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Lemony White Bean Mash

Photo: Johnny Autry, Randy Mayor; Stylist: Mary Clayton Carl
Yield Serves 4 (serving size: 1/2 cup)
Use cannellini beans, a canned shelf staple, for this lemony white bean mash. This hearty dish is a great base for your protein.

Ingredients

  • 1 (15-ounce) can rinsed and drained cannellini beans
  • 3 tablespoons chopped celery
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt

Nutrition Information

  • calories 65
  • fat 2.7 g
  • satfat 0.3 g
  • sodium 142 mg

How to Make It

  1. Place cannellini beans in a bowl; mash with a fork. Add celery, parsley, lemon juice, olive oil, and kosher salt; stir to combine.

Cook's Notes

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