Wednesday, July 17, 2013
Bell Pepper And Garbanzo Bean Dip-
1 Bell Pepper (213gm)
5 Garlic cloves (22gm)
7 Thai chillies (9gm)- Optional
Garbanzo beans 15 oz(425gm)
21/2 Tbs lemon
Olive oil- 1/4th cup
Action: Wash, grill the bell pepper and blend all the ingredients together. Lemon, Garlic, Thai chillies, and salt may vary...
Plan of Attack: Dip or spread on Pita bread, Whole-wheat crackers, Trader Joe's Savory Thin Mini Edamame crackers, Celery, Carrots, and Cucumbers.
Preparation time: 5-10minutes
Makes 3 cups approximately.
Planning for a store bought garbanzo beans - Rinse under running water to get rid of sodium (preservative).
One shot - Most of the nutrients
Bell pepper, Garbanzo beans - Excellent source of Dietary fiber vitamin A. vitamin C, and Iron Garbanzo beans - Good Carbohydrate, and Protein
Olive Oil- Omega-3 fatty-acids
Garlic - Dietary fiber, Vit.C, calcium, and Iron, Protein
Lemon - Dietary fiber, Vit.C, Calcium, and Iron