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Tuesday's Cupboard—Lima Bean Dip

Substitute any kind of canned bean for this recipe_I like to use lima beans, which is what the original recipe calls for.  

Inspired by an original recipe by Weight Watchers Online 2015

Middle Eastern Bean Dip

serves 6
prep time:  15 minutes

ingredients 4 T. extra-virgin olive oil2 T. lemon zest (the zest from 1 lemon)3 T. lemon juice (the juice from 1 lemon)1 T. ground cumin2 tsp. kosher salt2 tsp. freshly ground black pepper3 15-oz. cans lima beans, rinsed & drained2 tsp. chopped garlic in water (jarred) or 2 fresh cloves, chopped1/2 c. freshly chopped oregano1/2 c. freshly chopped Italian flat parsleypaprika

make it! Combine all ingredients in a food processor or blender.  If you use a hand blender (like I do), hand mash the ingredients first to soften the mixture.Add lemon juice if the mixture is too stiff.Top with paprika & freshly ground black pepper.

Serving suggestions In a pita or a sandwich thin with sliced fresh cucumbers & fresh greensOn toasted English muffins topped wi…