Makes 6-8 servings
This is a fun recipe to play with. You can mix and match your favorite beans, try different vinegars, and experiment with other kinds of citrus (such as lime or grapefruit).
1 medium red onion, minced
1 tablespoon olive oil
3 cups cooked beans or 2 (16-oz) cans
1 garlic clove, minced
2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 tablespoon orange or lemon juice
Salt and pepper, to taste
- If using canned beans, drain and rinse beans with water.
- If using a blender, purée the beans, red onion, vinegar, orange juice, oil, garlic, and cumin.
- If preparing by hand, put beans in a bowl and mash with a fork until smooth. Stir in red onion, vinegar, orange juice, oil, garlic and cumin.
- Add salt and pepper to taste. Serve with tortilla chips, crackers or cut vegetables. Leftovers can be stored in the refrigerator for 3 days.