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Monster Mash
Bold text =Kids can help


3 cups water
1 cup dry pinto beans, rinsed and soaked overnight
Onion powder to taste
Garlic powder to taste
Salt and pepper to taste
½ cup cheddar cheese, shredded


In a medium saucepan, bring 3 cups waterand soaked beans to a boil. Reduce heat andsimmer, covered until tender, about 1 hour.
Drain beans, saving ½ cup of cooking liquid.
Mash beans with cooking liquid until smooth.
Mix in seasonings to taste.
Sprinkle with cheese and serve warm.
Did you know? … Making monster faces with this dip is fun and nutritious!

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION ( per serving ) CALORIES 159; FAT 3.6g; PROTEIN 10g; CARB 23g; FIBER8g; CALCIUM 106mg; IRON 2mg; VITAMIN A (RE) 20mcg;VITAMIN C 1mg; FOLATE 147mcg

This recipe is can be found in the 4th cookbook, “Let’s Cook with Kids, Vamos a Cocinar con los Niños” created by Northeast Valley Health Corporation WIC Program. The digital version can be found online at:


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