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Tuscan Bean Spread Recipe


Tuscan Bean Spread

1 tablespoon corn oil
2 garlic cloves -- minced
19 ounces cannellini beans -- rinsed and drained
3/4 teaspoon ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup reduced-fat mayonnaise dressing
1 tablespoon cider vinegar
36 melba rounds or toasts

In large skillet, heat corn oil over medium-high heat. Add garlic; stirring frequently; cook 1 minute. Add beans, 1 tablespoon water, cumin and salt; cook 3 minutes, stirring constantly and mashing beans with back of spoon.

In small bowl, combine mashed bean mixture, mayonnaise dressing and vinegar. Cover; cool to room temperature. Spread on melba rounds.

Makes 36 servings.

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