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7 Layer Bean Dip Balls

Dish It Healthy - "Taste the World"

Ingredients

Meatballs

  • 1 can pinto beans
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup carrots
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup seasoned breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 cup grated cheddar cheese
  • Cooking oil spray

Pico de Gallo

  • 1/2 cup tomatoes, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup mango, finely chopped
  • 2 teaspoons shallot, finely minced
  • Juice of 3 limes
  • 1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly cracked pepper
  • Your favorite guacamole for serving

Steps

Meatballs

  1. Preheat oven to 420 degrees F.
  2. Combine all meatball ingredients in a food processor, and pulse until incorporated and fully blended, but don't over-blend.
  3. Using your hands, form 1 1/2-inch balls and place on a parchment-lined baking sheet. Spray liberally with cooking spray, being sure to coat all sides of the meatball. Bake for 30-40 minutes until meatballs are crisp and golden.

Pico de Gallo

  1. Gently mix all pico de gallo ingredients together and let sit for 15 minutes to marinate before serving. Serve chilled with guacamole and the hot meatballs.