Bean and Sesame Paté

Source: Ecological Cooking
Date tried: March 1, 2018
Yield: 1 cup
Time needed: about 10 minutes

Prior preparation needed
Soak and cook beans until tender

I found this hummus-like spread very appetizing. Great on toast!

Bean and Sesame Paté

Bean and Sesame Paté
1 cup cooked beans, drained (reserve cooking water)
1 Tbsp. tamari
1/4 cup tahini
bean cooking water as needed
1 Tbsp. minced parsley
1/2 Tbsp dried onion flakes
1 Tbsp chopped scallion
2 cloves garlic , pressed or 1/2 tsp. garlic powder

Grind beans in a food processor.
Mix in tamari and enough tahini to form a smooth, thick paste, adding bean cooking water if necessary to achieve desired consistency.
Add remaining ingredients to season.

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