Pinto Bean Spread


This is a quick and easy spread/dip that's perfect for last minute company. Can be served with French bread, crostini, crudites, toast points, or crackers.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Additional Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
1 hrs 15 mins
16 servings


  • 1 (15 ounce) can pinto beans, drained and rinsed

  • 1 cup nonfat cottage cheese

  • 1 clove garlic

  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice

  • 1 tablespoon dried parsley

  • 1 teaspoon dried dill weed

  • 1 tablespoon butter, softened

  • ¼ teaspoon seasoned salt


  1. In a blender or food processor, blend the pinto beans, cottage cheese, garlic, lemon juice, parsley, dill, butter, and seasoned salt until smooth. Chill at least 1 hour in the refrigerator before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

34 Calories
1g Fat
4g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 16
Calories 34
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 1g 1%
Saturated Fat 1g 3%
Cholesterol 3mg 1%
Sodium 130mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 4g 1%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 1mg 7%
Calcium 23mg 2%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 54mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.