Kidney Bean Spread


Prep Time

10 minutes

Prep Notes

Cooking Time

n/a

Yields

10 servings

Ingredients

  • 2-3 cups cooked kidney beans plus 1/4 cup bean liquid
  • 3 tbsps brown rice vinegar
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 3 tbsps olive oil
  • 1 tbsp flax seed oil
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/4 cup minced cilantro
  • 1/4 cup minced green onions

Directions

  1. Combine 2 cups of beans, bean juice, vinegar, garlic, oils and salt in a food processor or blender.
  2. Process until smooth and creamy. If you want a thicker dip add the extra cup of beans 1/4 cup at a time until you reach the desired consistency. 
  3. Transfer to a bowl.
  4. Add salt, cilantro and green onions and mix with a spoon.
  5. Taste and adjust seasonings as necessary.
  6. Serve with cut up veggies or chips.

Notes

You can use canned beans. Wash them well, and add 1/4 cup water instead of cooking liquid. 

Credit

Institute for Integrative Nutrition