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Love Your Lima Beans Dip

Love Your Lima Beans Dip

Lima beans give this hummus-like dip a slightly sweet flavor.

Oxmoor House AUGUST 2010

  • Yield: 8 servings (serving size: about 1/4 cup)

Ingredients

  • 1 pound frozen baby lima beans
  • 3 tablespoons sesame seeds, toasted
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 garlic clove

Preparation

1. Cook beans in boiling water 10 minutes or until very tender. Drain, reserving 1/2 cup cooking liquid.

2. Place sesame seeds in a blender; process until finely ground. Add juice and remaining ingredients; process until blended. Add beans and 1/2 cup reserved liquid; process until almost smooth, scraping sides of blender occasionally.

for your toddler: Serve the dip with tender raw vegetables like pea pods and cucumber halves or slightly steamed carrot sticks and broccoli florets.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 95
  • Calories from fat: 0.0%
  • Fat: 3.4g
  • Saturated fat: 0.3g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 1.4g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.2g
  • Protein: 4.7g
  • Carbohydrate: 13g
  • Fiber: 3.6g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 1.4mg
  • Sodium: 195mg
  • Calcium: 21mg
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