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White Bean Spread

White Bean Spread

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  • Makes: 20 servings
  • Prep 15 mins
  • Slow Cook 3 hrs to 4 hrs (low)
  • Carb Grams Per Serving: 13

Ingredients

  • 2 15 - ounce can Great Northern or white kidney (cannellini) beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 cup reduced-sodium chicken or vegetable broth
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon snipped fresh marjoram or 1/4 teaspoon dried marjoram, crushed
  • 1/2 teaspoon snipped fresh rosemary or 1/8 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • Fresh marjoram and rosemary (optional)
  • 1 recipe Whole Wheat Pita Chips

Directions

  1. In a 1 1/2-quart slow cooker combine beans, broth, oil, garlic, snipped or dried marjoram, snipped or dried rosemary, and pepper.
  2. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 3 to 4 hours. If no heat setting is available, cook for 3 to 4 hours.
  3. Using a potato masher, slightly mash bean mixture. Spoon bean mixture into a serving bowl. If desired, sprinkle with additional fresh marjoram and rosemary. Serve dip warm or at room temperature with Whole Wheat Pita Chips.

Make Ahead Tip

  • Make-Ahead Directions: Cook and mash bean mixture as directed. Transfer bean mixture to an airtight container; seal. Chill for up to 24 hours. Bring bean mixture to room temperature before serving.

Whole Wheat Pita Chips

Ingredients

  • 4 whole wheat pita bread rounds
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons snipped fresh oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Split pita bread rounds horizontally in half; cut each circle into six wedges. Place pita wedges in a single layer on large baking sheets. In a small bowl combine olive oil, oregano, and kosher salt; brush pita wedges very lightly with oil mixture. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes or until crisp and lightly browned. Remove from baking sheet; cool on a wire rack. Makes 48 chips.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:

Servings Per Recipe: 20
PER SERVING: 77 cal., 2 g total fat 173 mg sodium, 13 g carb. (3 g fiber), 4 g pro.

Diabetic Exchanges

Starch (d.e): 1; Lean Meat (d.e): 0.5;