Bean Pate

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by love4culinary

This is a wonderful vegetarian recipe that is wonderful served with warm pita bread or Toast. Cook time is only time to chill; there is no cooking in this recipe.

Top Review by Kozmic Blues

I really liked the flavor of this. I guess I ended up making a triple batch because we don't have single cans of mixed beans where I live. I used garbanzo beans, cannellini beans, and small red beans. What a great accent of color the red beans gave to the entire mix. That coupled with the fresh scalion and cilantro really gave it all a terrific flavor. I only had one lemon on hand, so I used some lemon and lime zest to make up that extra citrus flavor since I used more beans than originally called for. I ate mine with low fat triscuts, but truthfully, it was great all by itself too!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. First rinse your beans THOROUGHLY with cold water and drain well.
  2. Place beans in a bowl and mash with potato masher.
  3. Add olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, cilantro, scallions, and mix well until pretty smooth.
  4. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Put in a serving bowl and chill for no less than 30 minutes.
  6. Garnish and serve.

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