Don’t you love how recipes evolve? I mean really, why would I make a lima bean hummus? Who eats lima beans these days anyways?
The other day on Facebook, a group of us were talking about lima beans, and foods we despise. We were hung up on the fact that you don’t hear anyone eat lima beans anymore. Growing up my mom made lima beans, butter beans, wax beans, and so many more beans! BUT I don’t remember eating any lima beans in the last ten years for sure.
When we were having the discussion on Facebook, one thing that popped in my head….lima bean hummus! Katrin from Running With The Devil(ed) Eggs immediately said let’s do a post on it! So here we are sharing our version of a VERY non-traditional hummus…..BUT still VERY delicious:-)
This recipe does not have exact measurements, it all depends on your taste buds! Since I love grilling, I had to roast some garlic and bell peppers just because! We were grilling like crazy this last weekend, have you seen my Boozy Grilled Pineapple Cherry Upside-Down Cake?
Even if you do not like lima beans, I promise you this…..you will LOVE this recipe! The consistency of this recipe is the same as your traditional hummus.
A delicious snack that is perfect on any cracker or tortilla, with the flavors of roasted garlic and bell peppers!
25 minsPrep Time
1 hourCook Time
Thaw bag of frozen lima beans.
On propane grill, roast the bell pepper, you want to char the outside, and soften the pepper, roast it on direct heat on the grill. Then place the roasted pepper in a bowl of ice water, and rub off the skin. Roughly chop the bell pepper.
Take head of garlic, either place in garlic roaster or wrap in foil, place on indirect heat on the grill, and roast the garlic for about one hour. Take each clove out of head of garlic and sit aside.
In medium sauce pan, steam up lima beans in small amount of water until cooked through on medium heat. Cool the cooked beans.
In food processor - Puree lima beans, roasted garlic, roasted bell pepper, olive oil, water, lemon juice, tahini, salt and pepper to taste.
Have fun with this recipe, add a little more of anything, or less!
Here is Katrin from Running With The Devil(ed) Eggs – Lime Bean Hummus recipe! Lima beans are delicious, and really are beautiful in summer salads.
NOW if you are wondering what food I despise…..I am sad to admit it is raw oysters. I have tried to eat them raw, and steamed, but they just don’t work with me.
Do you like lima beans? What is your favorite way to enjoy lima beans?
What food do you despise? Do you like oysters?