Black Bean Spread

Cuisinart original


Makes 1 cup


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

Nutritional information

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


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.