By Mayo Clinic Staff

Dietitian's tip:

This easy dish is great as a dip or a spread for sandwiches or wraps.

Number of servings

Serves 8

Ingredients

  1. 1 avocado, diced (about 1/2 cup)
  2. 1/2 cup canned beans (black or pinto), drained and rinsed
  3. 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  4. Juice of 1 lime (about 2 tablespoons)
  5. 1/4 teaspoon cayenne, chipotle or ancho chili powder (optional)
  6. 1 large ripe tomato, diced (about 1 cup)
  7. 1 shallot, minced (about 1/4 cup)

Directions

In a medium bowl, mix avocado, beans, cumin, lime juice and cayenne pepper. Add chopped tomato and shallot and stir to combine. Serve.

Nutritional analysis per serving

Serving size :About 1/4 cup (4 tablespoons)

  • Total carbohydrate 6 g
  • Dietary fiber 2 g
  • Sodium 4 mg
  • Saturated fat < 0.5 g
  • Total fat 3 g
  • Trans fat 0 g
  • Cholesterol 0 g
  • Protein 2 g
  • Monounsaturated fat 2 g
  • Calories 59
  • Sugars 0 g
Feb. 14, 2013