Healthy eating: Lemony white bean spread |

Healthy eating: Lemony white bean spread

Healthy Eating

Lemony white bean spread

1 (15 oz.) can cannellini beans (no salt added), rinsed and drained

1 clove garlic

Juice and zest of 1 lemon

2 tablespoons olive oil

1/4 cup Kalamata olives

Cracked black pepper to taste

Add all ingredients, except pepper, to a food processor; pulse until desired consistency is reached. Season with pepper. Serve with fresh vegetables, crostini, or pita wedges. Serves 6.

Nutrition information per 1/4-cup serving:

Calories, 108; total fat, 5.4 grams; saturated fat, .7 gram; cholesterol 0 milligram; protein 3.9 grams; total carbohydrates, 10.7 grams; dietary fiber 3.5 grams; sodium, 204.9 milligrams

Adapted from the Kendall Reagan Nutrition Center at Colorado State University.

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