Farm-Fresh Butter Bean Hummus Recipe

Why buy packaged hummus when you can make this healthy dip from scratch in just a few minutes? Loaded with chopped herbs and brightened with a splash of lemon juice, it's lighter than queso or onion dip but no less delicious. 

By: Jed Portman
Butter Bean Hummus

Butter Bean Hummus

From Dean Neff
PinPoint Restaurant
Wilmington, North Carolina

Why buy packaged hummus when you can make this healthy, farm-fresh dip from scratch in just a few minutes? Loaded with chopped herbs and brightened with a splash of lemon juice, it's lighter than queso or onion dip but no less delicious. Get the recipe.

Photo by: Margaret Houston

Margaret Houston

From Dean Neff
PinPoint Restaurant
Wilmington, North Carolina

Ingredients

Serves 10-15

  • 1 quart cooked fresh or frozen butterbeans, liquid strained and reserved
  • 1 cup good olive oil
  • 1 tbs. tahini (optional)
  • 1 tsp. minced fresh thyme
  • 1 tbs. minced mint
  • 1 tbs. minced fresh parsley
  • 1/2 tsp. chili flakes
  • 2 tbs. lemon juice
  • Crackers, for serving

Preparation

In a food processor, mix all ingredients and puree until smooth, adding cooking liquid as needed to adjust consistency. Season with sea salt and pepper and serve at room temperature drizzled with good olive oil, toasted sesame seeds and chili flakes.

Butter Bean Hummus

Butter Bean Hummus

From Dean Neff
PinPoint Restaurant
Wilmington, North Carolina

Why buy packaged hummus when you can make this healthy, farm-fresh dip from scratch in just a few minutes? Loaded with chopped herbs and brightened with a splash of lemon juice, it's lighter than queso or onion dip but no less delicious.

Photo by: Margaret Houston

Margaret Houston

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