Lime-Spiked Black Bean Dip

Makes 2 1/2 Cups 


1 (15-oz) can black beans, rinsed and drained 
½ cup grated carrot 
1/3rd cup fresh lime juice 
1/8th cup finely chopped green onions 
1/8th cup chopped fresh cilantro 
½ - 1 teaspoon minced garlic 
salt and pepper to taste 

Place beans and carrots in a food processor and pulse until almost smooth. Combine the bean/carrot mixture and remaining ingredients in a medium bowl stirring until well blended. Let stand 30 minutes. Serve with baked tortilla chips, carrot & celery sticks, and sliced red and yellow peppers. 


Per ¼ cup serving (57g): 64 Calories, 0.3g sat fat, 0g sat fat, 12g carbohydrate, 3.6g protein, 4.7g fiber, 198mg sodium