Bean + Tomato Spread

Tri-Blend Bean Tomato Dip or Spread

Need a fresh twist on bruschetta? This bean + tomato spread will give the traditional appetizer a run for its money and pairs well with just about any meal.

Hummus Beans

What do you do when you open one too many cans of beans when you’re making chili? Well, in this case, I decided to make a honey-lime pineapple dipping sauce, which also can be a pretty wicked sandwich spread! If you can’t find the tri-blend canned beans, then use whatever bean(s) make you happy. I’m not sure, but I’m thinking that this bean dip would freeze. I’ll get back to you on that once I experiment!

Bean Spread Recipes

This dip/spread has boholicious possibilities…right now, I’m thinking of using it as an ingredient for some beef short ribs I’m about to cook. Always think of your foods and ingredients as you would your jewelry and scarves. They can be dressed up or down, worn with the LBD to a cocktail party, jeans while just hanging, while running errands in your yoga gear, or however you want to ‘fashion’ them~~your foods and ingredients can take on a multitude of fashionable uses!

Black Bean Spread

Simply combine all of the ingredients in a blender or food processor and blend How to Spread Happiness until smooth. This resembles hummus in appearance. The white beans have a silky, creamy foundation. Not only that, but it’s rich in plant-based protein and fiber.

If you’re hosting friends and family this holiday season, this is a quick and simple appetizer to prepare. You may serve it cold or cook it up in the microwave or in the oven on low heat with a side of chips or pita bread (gluten-free, of course).

Easy Tomato Spread Recipe

Dips and Creamy Avocado Vegetable Spread are a simple and delicious appetizer, but I sometimes find that they are ignored or viewed as an afterthought. Personally, I don’t care for dense, heavy dips, and some of them are tasteless.

Roasted Tomato Spread

Fortunately, this sun-dried tomato dip isn’t any of the above! It has a soft creamy texture, a lovely color, and the flavors of sun-ripened tomatoes and traditional Italian herbs that everybody loves.

Easy Tomato Spread Recipe

The best thing about Sweet & Spicy Saigon Spread is that it’s easy to make and uses ingredients you probably already have on hand. Although this is perfect for summer picnics and potlucks, I find myself making and eating it all year.

Cherry Tomato Spread

The light, creamy texture of this avocado pimento cheese fruit spread comes from humble cannellini beans. Cannellini beans are white kidney beans that are medium in size. They make a great base for dips and simple, hearty addition to plant-based meals like this white bean tortellini soup or this Tuscan white bean skillet, thanks to their mild flavor and creamy texture.

Tri-Blend Bean Tomato Dip or Spread

Bean + Tomato Spread

Yield: About 2 cups

Need a fresh twist on bruschetta? This bean + tomato spread will give the traditional appetizer a run for its money and pairs well with just about any meal.


  • 1 (15oz) can tri-blend beans drained (I used black, dark red kidney, pinto)
  • 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 peeled garlic cloves
  • ½ cup cherry tomatoes
  • ½ cup sliced green onions (with tops)
  • ¼ cup chopped cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • ½ teaspoon ground ancho chili
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon coarse ground pepper


Put all of the ingredients into a food processor and pulse/blend until all ingredients are incorporated. 

Refrigerate for about an hour to let flavors blend.

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