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                                  BEAN DIP
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Appetizers                       Vegetarian
                 Mexican                          Low-Cal
                 Beans
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      1/4   c            Green Chilies, diced
      1/4   c            Tomato Sauce -or- Mild Chili
                         -Salsa (green or red)
    4                    Green Onions, chopped
      1/4   ts           To 1/2 ts Cumin
      1/2                Garlic Clove, minced
   30       oz           Can Refried Beans
 
   Keywords: Diabetic
   
   This dip makes a marvelous burrito filling.  Simply
   spoon the bean dip inside a warm tortilla and roll up.
   For an even easier bean dip, combine several
   tablespoons of salsa with refried beans and serve with
   tortilla chips.
   
   Low-Fat Cheese, freshly grated (optional)
   
   Combine chilies, tomato sauce, onions and seasonings
   in a saucepan and cook until onions are tender.
   
   Add beans and cook approximately 8 minutes.
   
   Serve either hot or cold; top with grated low-fat
   cheese if desired.
   
   Yield: 16 servings, 4 cups
   
   One Serving ô tablespoons (without cheese) Calories:
   76 Protein: 4 g Fat: 1 g Carbohydrate: 12 g Fiber: 6.4
   g* Cholesterol: 0 mg Sodium: 302 mg Potassium: 262 mg
   
   Exchange: 1 Starch/Bread
   
   * Good source of dietary fiber
   
   Source:  “The U.C.S.D. Healthy Diet for Diabetes, a
   Comprehensive Nutritional Guide and Cookbook,” by
   Susan Algert, M.S., R.D.; Barbara Grasse, R.D.,
   C.D.E.; and Annie Durning, M.S., R.D.
   
   Shared by:  Norman R. Brown
  
 
 
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