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Pinto Bean Spread

Rated as 3.56 out of 5 Stars
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"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."
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Ingredients

1 h 15 m servings 34
Original recipe yields 16 servings

Directions

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  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; 0.9 3.9 2.8 3 130 Full nutrition

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This was much better than I thought it would be! I added a little more garlic (surprise surprise) and it really was very hummus-like. With some crackers, this is going to make great - healthy! -...

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I wanted to like this but I just didn't. The garlic was overpowering for some reason and I think I squirted in too much lemon juice...

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This was much better than I thought it would be! I added a little more garlic (surprise surprise) and it really was very hummus-like. With some crackers, this is going to make great - healthy! -...

This is a very good alternative to hummous. Very easy to make. I made it w/out the dill and it was fine without. Very good as a spread on bread.

LOVE it! Great spread on a tortilla with a little bit of salsa! Makes for an awesome lunch or small dinner. I was skeptical of this but it was such a great easy spread!

I wanted to like this but I just didn't. The garlic was overpowering for some reason and I think I squirted in too much lemon juice...

I only made a couple of changes, I substituted low fat cream cheese for the cottage cheese because it was what I had, and adjusted a few spices. Warmed up between two tortillas was exactly what...

i'm not sure why others mentioned it, but b/c of the ingredients, this is nothing like hummus. an okay little dip that was super easy to make. i used fresh dill b/c i had it on hand & it compl...

We didn't care for this. The texture is odd - very pasty. There isn't much flavor to speak of. Sorry - I wanted to like it, but this just isn't for us.

My husband and I found this dip to be nothing like hummus. The texture was too pasty, and the flavors did not mix well. Thanks for the recipe. We are always looking for new things to try.

"Dill dip that hides healthy beans" would be a better description for recipe. I appreciate these nutritious ingredients but my drained & rinsed pintos got lost in the 1 full cup of cottage chees...