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Added: Monday, September 29, 2008


30 oz. black beans; drained, mashed
1 c. tomato, chopped
1 c. cucumber, chopped
1/3 c. sliced black olives (optional)
1/4 c. green onions, chopped
1 T. olive oil
1 tsp. Greek seasoning
4 oz. tomato-basil feta cheese, crumbled

1 pkg. white or wheat pita bread
olive oil flavored cooking spray
course salt, garlic salt, pepper, dried basil

To Make Dip: Spread black beans in a shallow 9 inch dish or quiche dish and mash. In a small bowl, combine tomato and next 5 ingredients; toss gently. Sprinkle tomato mixture over beans. Top with crumbled feta cheese. Cover and chill thoroughly. Serve with crisp pita chips (buy or bake).

To Make Homebaked Pita Chips: Preheat oven to 400. Cut each pita round into 8 wedges and spread on cookie sheet. Spray lightly with olive oil flavored cooking spray. Sprinkle with combination of salts, pepper, basil. Bake for 7 minutes or until dry and crisp.




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