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Garlicky Bean Spread

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Serves 4



  1. In a food processor fitted with a metal blade, combine the beans with the parsley, oil, lemon juice, garlic, and salt. Process until smooth. Serve with toasted baguette slices.
By February, 2005

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 445
  • Fat 7g
  • Sat Fat 1g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 1508mg
  • Protein 22g
  • Carbohydrate 76g
  • Sugar 3g
  • Fiber 12g
  • Iron 6mg
  • Calcium 107mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

Quick Tip

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Beans made from scratch have better flavor, but the cooking can take hours. Canned beans are a solid alternative, if you rinse and drain them well.

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