Moroccan Spicy Bean Puree

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 45 mins

Spread on pita bread or use as a dip for raw vegetables or pitas. From The Bean Harvest Cookbook

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sort, rinse, soak and cook the beans overnight.
  2. In the morning strain off the water.
  3. Put the beans in a pot along with water and cook for 45 minutes.
  4. Drain off water and save back 1 cup of bean stock.
  5. In medium-size pot, heat the oil over medium heat.
  6. When hot, add onions and garlic and saute until the onions are translucent.
  7. Add the paprika, red pepper and cumin.
  8. Saute 2-3 minutes.
  9. Stir in the beans, stock, lemon juice, salt and pepper and mix thoroughly.
  10. Pour the mixture into a blender or food processor and puree until smooth.
  11. Taste and adjust the seasonings if necessary.
Most Helpful

This reminds me a little of hummus, with a nice flavor from the lemon and cumin. Smooth texture, and much enjoyed. Thanks! Made for the PRMR game.

Sharon123 February 17, 2012