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Italian Bean Spread

Italian Bean Spread
Makes:
2 2/3 cups (8 servings)
Prep Time:
15
minutes
Total Time:
15
minutes
Low FatVegetarian
based on
2 reviews
With its spice and robust garlic flavor, this classic Italian spread offers one delicious bite after another.

Created by Chef Michael Chiarello.

In this recipe:


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Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup packed Italian parsley leaves
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled
  • 2 cans (15 ounces each) red beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 3/4 cup BUITONI Refrigerated Marinara Sauce (15 oz.)
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • Crackers or grilled bread

Directions:

COMBINE parsley and garlic in food processor; process for 30 seconds. Add beans, salt and pepper; process for 1 minute. Scrape down sides of bowl; process for 30 seconds. With processor running, add sauce and oil. Process for 30 seconds or until smooth.

SERVE with crackers or grilled bread.


Reviews:

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    samuelsmommy01

    Abigail McConnell from Waverly/NY

    Fabulous my husband always wants me to make this when we are having people over, he thinks it goes with everything. We love it and so do our friends!

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    POW!

    Sheila from Bermuda Dunes, CA

    I'm always looking for flavorful and spicy dishes and this dip certainly fits the bill for a spicy, yet tasty appetizer!!

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/2 of recipe

Servings Per Recipe:

  • Calories: 150
  • Calories from Fat: 40
  • Total Fat: 4.5g (7% of DV)
  • Saturated Fat: 0g (0% of DV)
  • Cholesterol: 0mg (0% of DV)
  • Sodium: 250mg (10% of DV)
  • Carbohydrates: 21g (7% of DV)
  • Dietary Fiber: 8g (32% of DV)
  • Sugars: 3g
  • Protein: 7g
  • Vitamin A: 6% of DV
  • Vitamin C: 4% of DV
  • Calcium: 2% of DV
  • Iron: 2% of DV

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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Italian Bean Spread

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup packed Italian parsley leaves
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled
  • 2 cans (15 ounces each) red beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 3/4 cup BUITONI Refrigerated Marinara Sauce (15 oz.)
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • Crackers or grilled bread

 

Directions

COMBINE parsley and garlic in food processor; process for 30 seconds. Add beans, salt and pepper; process for 1 minute. Scrape down sides of bowl; process for 30 seconds. With processor running, add sauce and oil. Process for 30 seconds or until smooth.

SERVE with crackers or grilled bread.

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