Black Bean & Green Chilli Spread

This recipe packs a punch; give it a go if you like things spicy!

This recipe is high in protein (20% of the energy in this recipe comes from protein).

This recipe contains 1 of your 5 a day (containing at least 80g of fruit or vegetables per serving).

This recipe is low in saturated fat (containing less than 1.5g/100g of recipe). Reducing consumption of saturated fat contributes to the maintenance of normal blood cholesterol levels as part of a balanced diet and healthy lifestyle.

Preparation Time: 10 minutes

Number of Servings: 2

Recipe by Ryvita
High in fibre

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400g can black beans, drained and rinsed

½ small red onion, finely diced (30g)

1 clove garlic, grated (3g)

1 green chilli, ½ finely chopped, ½ finely sliced, or to taste (20g)

Juice 1 lime (10g)

1 tsp ground cumin (2g)

Small bunch coriander, a few leaves reserved for garnish (4g)

4 Pumpkin Seed and Oat Crunch rye breads (48g)


  1. Blitz the black beans, red onion, garlic, chopped green chilli, lime juice, cumin, coriander and some seasoning together in a food processor until smooth.
  2. Spread onto the crunchy rye breads and garnish with the sliced green chilli and coriander leaves.

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