Lemony White Bean Mash

Photo: Johnny Autry, Randy Mayor; Stylist: Mary Clayton Carl
Use cannellini beans, a canned shelf staple, for this lemony white bean mash. This hearty dish is a great base for your protein.

Yield:

Serves 4 (serving size: 1/2 cup)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 65
Fat 2.7 g
Satfat 0.3 g
Sodium 142 mg

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

Preparation

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

Note:

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Mary Drennen,

August 2012