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Dietary fiber helps to maintain normal cholesterol levesls and normal blood sugar levels among its other help-promoting benefits. One serving of our Pureed Beans recipe provides 36% of your Daily Value for this important nutrient. Enjoy!

Prep and Cook Time: 15 minutes

2 cans navy beans, drained
1 medium onion, chopped
6 cloves garlic, chopped
1 tsp chopped fresh rosemary
1 + 2 TBS vegetable broth
salt and black pepper to taste

Chop onions and garlic and let sit for 5 minutes to enhance their health-promoting properties.

Heat 1 TBS broth in a 10-inch stainless steel skillet. Healthy Sauté onions in broth over medium heat for 5 minutes stirring frequently, until translucent. Add garlic and continue to sauté for another minute stirring constantly.

Add beans, rosemary and the remaining 2 TBS of broth. Cook for another 5 minutes.

Puree in blender making sure you don't fill more than half full, and start on low speed. You will have to stop the blender a couple times and scrape the sides with a rubber spatula. Season with salt and pepper. Serves 4

Healthy Cooking Tips:
It is best to stop the blender a couple of times and scrape the sides. By being patient with this, you won't need to add extra liquid, and your beans will have a firmer consistency when done.

- The George Mateljan Foundation