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Lima Bean Hummus

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Makes: 2 cups

The high level of soluble fiber in lima beans helps absorb water in the stomach to form a gel that decreases the metabolism rate of the bean's carbohydrates, preventing blood sugar levels from rapidly spiking after a meal.

Ingredients

  • 1 15-ounce can chickpeas, drained
  • 1 cup lima beans
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 1/4 tsp. sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper
  • 1 tablespoon tahini
  • 1 tablespoon Wheat Grass powder
  • 1 tsp. warm water
  • 1/4 tsp.  paprika
  • 1 tablespoon white balsamic vinegar

Directions

  1. Combine all ingredients in a blender or food processor
  2. Blend until smooth. 
  3. Transfer to serving dish.  Serve with veggies or crackers.

Recipe developed by Amie Valpone from The Healthy Apple.