We know all that sweets can get old during the puree phase. Sometimes you just want something savory and satisfying! We cooked up this flavorful Black Bean Puree so that you can enjoy it for lunch, dinner, or whenever you are craving something salty! Perfect in a pinch, this dish can be made in under 10 minutes! Each serving is under 100 calories and 0 grams of fat, so you get to enjoy it guilt-free as well!
If you are further along in your journey, you can also use this recipe as a quick and easy bean dip instead of the alternative store-bought variety that is usually laden with fat and calories. We love having this Black Bean Puree as a bean dip to dunk cauliflower chips or low-calorie tortilla chip substitutes! That way, guests who may not be bariatric patients can enjoy it as well! I have prepared this for a Girl’s Night In, and everyone loved snacking on it while we enjoyed a movie and great conversation! Can you see yourself hosting friends and family with this as a tasty appetizer, or perhaps using it to hold you over during the puree phase? We think this easy recipe will work great for both situations! You don’t have to believe us, just try it out and let us know what you think! Plus, it only has 6 ingredients, one of which everyone usually already has in their pantry! So, it is also a low-cost meal in case you want to save your coins from getting fed huge portions at restaurants when you can only enjoy a half or even a quarter of the portion size! We do our best to provide the WLS Afterlife community with amazing recipes sure to satisfy everybody in the family without breaking the bank. We are confident that this one fits the bill! Can you think of any additions you might want to add to this already perfect recipe to take it to the next level? Maybe using at a topping on a taco salad, or adding jalapenos for an added kick? We love suggestions and ideas, so if you experiment with something and fall in love, tell us about it! For now, enjoy this yummy, savory Black Bean Puree!
- 1 can of black beans (drain if you want thicker puree)
- 1 can of Rotel tomatoes
- Juice from 1/2 of lime (change to taste)
- 1 garlic clove, crushed
- Handful of cilantro
- ½ tsp salt
- Put all ingredients in a sauce pan and bring to a boil.
- Put into blender and puree.
You can also blend ingredients first and cook on the stove or in the microwave.