This a great recipe to make a super tasty taco/burrito filling that is not just beans! Tomato sauce is a key ingredient in this dish – a great source of anti-inflammatory antioxidants including lycopene. Lycopene ability to protect cells from oxidative stress makes it valuable in maintaining the health of tissues and organs and this…
Creamy Butterbeans with Tahini Sauce Recipe
by Lucia Stansbie
This gorgeous dish is the ultimate winter comfort meal! Quick and easy to make it packs plenty of nutrients, is gluten free and high in protein.
Tahini, a paste made from ground sesame seeds, is the star of this dish! Tahini is a notable source of minerals such as magnesium, phosphorus, iron, and calcium. These minerals are vital for bone health, energy metabolism, and overall cellular function. The combination of healthy fats in tahini, particularly omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids found in tahini, plays a role in supporting heart health. These fatty acids are associated with reducing inflammation, improving cholesterol profiles, and lowering the risk of cardiovascular diseases.
X1 butterbeans tin (rinse then well before using to avoid excessive bloating)
X2 diced shallots
X2 crushed garlic cloves
X3 tablespoons of tahini
X1/2 lemon juice
Salt and pepper to taste
Hot water or vegetable milk
- Drizzle some olive oil into a pan on medium heat, add the diced shallots and crushed garlic and let them soft.
- Add the rinsed butter beans, tahini, lemon juice, salt and better and give a good stir. •On a low heat add some warm water (or vegetable milk such as oats) to create a sauce and let simmer for 10 minutes adding more liquid if necessary.
- Adjust salt and pepper and serve!