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Black Bean Spread


1 garlic clove
½ jalapeño, seeded and cut into ½-inch pieces
2 tablespoons fresh cilantro
1 cup black beans, plus 1 tablespoon reserved for the end
3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
½ teaspoon ground cumin
¼ teaspoon sea or kosher salt
¾ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
1 tablespoon water


Insert the blade assembly in the prep bowl. Add the garlic, jalapeño and cilantro; process for 5 seconds; scrape the work bowl. Add the remaining ingredients, reserving the extra tablespoon of the black beans. Pulse 2 to 3 times, and then process for about 5 seconds, until combined. Add the reserved tablespoon of beans and pulse 2 to 3 times.
Adjust seasonings to taste.

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Makes 1 cup

Nutritional Information
Per Serving

Calories 48 (38% from fat) • carb. 6g • pro. 1g • fat 2g • sat. fat 0g • chol. 0mg • sod. 71mg • calc. 20mg • fiber 2g

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