Caramelized onions lend the black beans an intriguing sweetness and complexity, which is highlighted by balsamic vinegar and cocoa. Spread on a sandwich of sliced ciabatta with grilled vegetables and arugula. It's also great with baked tortilla chips.

Lisë Stern
Recipe by Cooking Light

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Randy Mayor

Recipe Summary

Yield:
3 cups (serving size: 1 tablespoon)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion; sauté 10 minutes or until golden. Place onion, beans, vinegar, cocoa, salt, and paprika in a food processor; process until smooth. Place bean mixture in a bowl. Sprinkle with parsley.

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Nutrition Facts

17 calories; calories from fat 2%; fat 0.4g; saturated fat 0.1g; mono fat 0.2g; poly fatg; protein 0.7g; carbohydrates 3.1g; fiber 0.8g; cholesterolmg; iron 0.2mg; sodium 48mg; calcium 7mg.