Cheese & Bean Dip

  • 1 can chick peas, drained
  • ½ cup each of shredded old cheddar, mozzarella and Swiss (or any three of your choice)
  • 4 oz. pkg. cream cheese, softened
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • ½ tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 2 chopped green onions
  • ½ cup seeded, chopped tomato

Preheat the oven to 350F.

Put the remaining ingredients, except for the onions, tomatoes and ½ cup of the cheese mixture, in a food processor and process until smooth. Stir in the chopped green onion. Spread in a 9-inch pie plate and bake 20 minutes. Top with tomato and remaining cheese. Serve with crackers or pita chips.

  • Yields: 6-10 servings
  • Preparation Time: 30 minutes
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