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Black Bean Tortilla Dip & Tomato, Basil, Mozzarella Skewers

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Black Bean Tortilla Dip & Tomato, Basil, Mozzarella Skewers
Posted 04/17/09 by Max
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Views: 963
Venues: Cheese
Produce & All Things Green
Categories: Mozzarella
Vegetables
Sub Categories: Beans of All Kinds
Keywords: Divabetic, appetizers, quick, easy, diabetes
Description:

Two appetizers you can make in no time.   Seveda Williams, a type 2 diabetic, and Catherine Schuller, an image & style advisor, trade recipes and tips for making these diabetic friendly treats.

Music: Kevin MacLeod

 

For more diabetic friendly recipes and tips search: Diabetes

 

For information about the Divabetic organization go to http://www.divabetic.org/

Ingredients:

Black Bean Tortilla Dip

1 18 ounce can black beans
½ cup salsa
2 tablespoons lime juice (the juice of one lime)
¼ teaspoon ground cumin
½ tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
2 scallions finely sliced

 

Tomato, Basil, Mozzarella Skewers

16 small fresh mozzarella balls
16 fresh basil leaves
16 grape tomatoes
1 Lemon juiced
1 tablespoon Extra-virgin olive oil
Salt & pepper to taste

Preparation:

Black Bean Tortilla Dip

Rinse the black beans and place them in the food processor with the salsa, lime juice and cumin. Adding as little olive oil as needed, process until smooth.
Season with salt and pepper.
Sprinkle cilantro and scallions on top as a garnish.
Serve with baked tortilla chips.

 

Tomato, Basil, Mozzarella Skewers

Thread 1 mozzarella, 1 basil and 1 tomato on small skewers. 
Combine lemon juice, olive oil, salt and pepper.
Drizzle skewers lightly with lemon/oil mixture.

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