Herbed Lima Bean Hummus Recipe

Looking for an easy Herbed Lima Bean Hummus recipe? Learn how to make Herbed Lima Bean Hummus using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by mhnyc

Makes 10 servings



A low-calorie appetizer or dip for a holiday buffet. Always a hit.

Recipe Ingredients for Herbed Lima Bean Hummus

20 oz frozen baby lima beans
1 large onion, chopped
5 garlic cloves, smashed with side of a large knife
1 teaspoon salt
2 cups water
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
1/4 cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
5 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill
2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint

Recipe Directions for Herbed Lima Bean Hummus

  1. Simmer beans, onion, garlic, salt, and water in a 3-quart saucepan, covered, until beans are tender, about 8 minutes.

  2. Stir in cilantro and parsley and let stand, uncovered, 5 minutes.

  3. Drain bean mixture in a sieve and transfer to a food processor.

  4. Add cumin, cayenne, 3 tablespoons lemon juice, 4 tablespoons oil, dill, and mint and purée until smooth. Transfer to a bowl and cool to room temperature, stirring occasionally. Season with salt and pepper and add lemon juice to taste.

  5. Mound dip in a serving bowl and drizzle with remaining tablespoon oil.

  6. Serve with Toasted Pita Wedges.

Categories

Appetizers, Side Dish, Snacks

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 136.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
137
Calories from Fat
67
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
7.4g
11%
Saturated Fat
1.1g
5%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
243mg
10%
Potassium
341mg
10%
Total Carbohydrates
14.4g
5%
Dietary Fiber
3.4g
14%
Sugars
1.6g
Protein
4.4g
Vitamin A 8% Vitamin C 33%
Calcium 5% Iron 14%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • No cholesterol
  • High in iron
  • High in manganese
  • Very high in vitamin C
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