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Lima Bean Mash

Prep time 10 mins
Cook time 15 mins
Cool time 15 mins
Chill time 30 mins
Yield Makes 1 1/2 cups (serving size: 3 tbsp.)
  

Ingredients

  • 2 cups frozen baby lima beans
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice

Nutrition Information

  • calories 64
  • caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
  • fat 1.9 g
  • satfat 0.3 g
  • monofat 1.3 g
  • polyfat 0.3 g
  • protein 3.1 g
  • carbohydrate 9.1 g
  • fiber 2.7 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.9 mg
  • sodium 73 mg
  • calcium 14 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine lima beans, garlic, kosher salt, and 1 cup water in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium heat. Cover, reduce heat to low, and cook 15 minutes. Remove from heat, and let cool 15 minutes. Drain, reserving 1/4 cup liquid.

  2. Process lima bean mixture, reserved liquid, olive oil, and remaining ingredients in a food processor 30 seconds or until smooth. Cover and chill 30 minutes to 1 hour. Store in an airtight container up to 3 days.