Lima Bean Spread with Cumin & Herbs
Bring a large saucepan of lightly salted water to a boil. Add lima beans, garlic and crushed red pepper; cook until the beans are tender, about 10 minutes. Remove from heat and let cool in the liquid.Advertisement
Drain the beans and garlic. Transfer to a food processor. Add oil, lemon juice, cumin, salt and pepper; process until smooth. Scrape into a bowl, stir in mint, cilantro and dill.
Make Ahead Tip: Cover and refrigerate for up to 4 days or freeze for up to 6 months.
Exchange note: “A free food is any food or drink that contains less than 20 calories or less than 5 grams of carbohydrate per serving.” --American Diabetes Association (2003)