YumYum Divas YumYum Recipes: Lima Bean Sandwich, contributed by Dea

Recipe Title: Lima Bean Sandwich

Contributed by: Dea

Note from the Diva
Frozen limas work really well here and there are days I've made just this for lunch - slice a baguette or whatever bread you like and toast; then put this on top - it tastes great and limas are good for you :)


List of Ingredients
2 cups fresh shelled or frozen baby lima beans
2 cloves garlic, peeled and sliced
Salt
3 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
1 lemon
Freshly ground black pepper
Country-style bread, toasted and cut into small
squares or triangles

Preparation
1. Combine lima beans, garlic, 1⁄2 cup water and a generous pinch of salt in a small pot. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat, cover, reduce heat to low, and simmer until beans are very soft, about 15 minutes.

2. Coarsely purée beans and garlic in a food processor. Transfer to a small bowl and gradually beat in olive oil. Remove zest from lemon with a zester or vegetable peeler, then finely julienne zest and set aside. Halve lemon and add lemon juice to purée to taste, then season with salt and pepper. Serve in a small bowl with toasted bread on the side, or top toast with lima mash, drizzle with a little olive oil, and garnish with lemon zest

Cooking Time & Temperature
Simmer 15 minutes

Cookbook Category
Sandwich

General Cooking/Prep Method
Stack
Stovetop

Extra Features of Recipe
Difficulty Level-Quick & Easy
Vegetarian/Vegan

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