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

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

How to Make It

Step 1

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

Step 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.

Step 3

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

Cooking Light First Foods

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