VEGGIE BEAN BAGELWICH


Ingredients:

5 plain bagels
1 recipe White Bean Spread, recipe follows
2 avocados, sliced
1 cucumber, peeled and sliced
2 large tomatoes, sliced
2 C. shredded lettuce
5 slices Muenster or provolone cheese

Lightly toast bagels. Place bean spread on one side of
toasted bagel. Layer vegetable and cheese over spread.
Place top of bagel on sandwich; cut in half. Serves 5.

White Bean Spread

1 (15 oz.) can white beans, rinsed and well-drained
2 T. plain, low-fat yogurt
1 to 2 T. fresh lemon juice
1/2 tsp. minced garlic, or to taste
1 tsp. honey
Salt and pepper to taste
1 T. tahini (sesame seed paste), optional

Combine all ingredients in a food processor and process
until smooth. Taste, adjusting seasonings as desired. Chill
bean spread in the refrigerator as you prepare the remaining
sandwich ingredients.

Nutritional data per serving (1/4 cup spread and 1 bagel):
419 calories, 16 grams protein, 47 grams carbohydrate,
18 grams fat, 10 grams fiber, 568 mg sodium,
19 mg cholesterol

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