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Foodie Friday - Basketball Game Night Make Overs

by Scott G. on March 28, 2014

Are you looking for some #healthysnacks to munch on while you’re watching the college basketball finals? Check out these #healthyrecipes for Black Bean Hummus and Black Bean Salsa! #foodiefriday #TGIFF

BLACK BEAN HUMMUS

INGREDIENTS
1 (15 ounce) can reduced sodium black beans
1 (15 ounce) can reduced sodium garbanzo beans
3 tablespoons lemon juice
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 teaspoon sesame oil
1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped

INSTRUCTIONS
Drain black beans and garbanzo beans and reserve the liquid. Place all ingredients except reserved liquid in a food processor or blender. Cover and pulse-blend until finely chopped. With the processor/blender running, add enough of the reserved liquid until you get a thick paste. Cover and refrigerate about two hours. Serve with pita wedges or raw vegetables for dipping

Makes 8 servings

NUTRITION
Per 1/4 cup: 3 g fat, 0 g saturated fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 162 mg sodium, 20 g carbs and 6 g protein.

BLACK BEAN SALSA

INGREDIENTS
1 (15 ounce) can reduced sodium black beans, rinsed and drained
1 (15 ounce) can reduced sodium whole kernal corn, rinsed and drained
1 large red onion, chopped
1/2 - 1 jalapeno, seeded and minced
1 clove garlic
2 large tomatoes, seeded and chopped
1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
3 limes, juiced
Salt and pepper to taste

INSTRUCTIONS
Combine all ingredients and mix well. Refrigerate for two hours. Serve with pita wedges or raw vegetables for dipping.

Makes 6 Servings

NUTRITION
Per 1/4 cup: 0 g fat, 0 g saturated fat, 0 mg cholesterol, <1 mg sodium, 8 g carbs and 1 g protein.

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