Tuesday, June 24, 2014

White Beans Hummus

When we say white beans it refers to three type of beans, navy beans (smaller and cooks fast), great northen beans (bigger, nuttier and takes longer to cook, cannellini beans (Italian navy beans). This one is made with great northen beans.

Category :Vegan, low fat , gluten free, Nut free, high in protein
Preparation Time : 15 min.
Cooking Time: 5-7 Min.
Skill level : easy

Ingredients :
2 c cooked white beans
2 tbs tahini (I used Arrowhead organic sesame tahini)
2 tbs lemon juice
1 ts olive oil or as desired (optional)
4-5 cloves garlic
salt as needed

Garnish : 2 ts finely cut parsley

1. Blend tahini and lemon juice (when you blend water and fat it gives fluffy and light texture tahini = fat, lemon = water)
2. If u like to add olive oil add and blend little more
3. Add other ingredient and blend in to smooth paste.
4. Garnish  parsley.
5. Serve.

You can make Jain version of this recipe - simply omit the garlic.