Home Featured Recipe Thursday- Healthy Recipe November 14, 2013 Today’s featured recipe is a unique and healthy must try recipe. This recipe is created by Angelique from South Africa. Thank you Angelique for this great recipe! This recipe can go great with meat, salads, and really good on bread. Featured Recipe Thursday White Bean Spread Recipe Ingredients: 2 cups of cannelloni beans soaked overnight in 6 cups of water 2 bay leaves 2 bunches of fresh basil 1 tablespoon of freshly squeezed lime juice 2 garlic cloves minced 1 teaspoon of cumin 1 teaspoon of paprika 1 teaspoon of sea salt 2 tablespoons of freshly grated Parmesan cheese 3 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil Cracked black pepper Directions: Use the water that you soaked the beans in, and place in a large pot. Bring to a boil and cook for about 45 minutes. Once beans are done, drain the beans and place beans in a blender. Add the basil, lime, garlic, cumin, paprika, salt, cheese, and one tablespoon of olive oil to the blender. Blend until mix is smooth. Serve spread in a bowl or platter and top it off with cracked black pepper and olive oil. 38.656286-121.244328 Advertisements Advertisements Share The Love Of Kouzounas KitchenClick to print (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Like this:Like Loading... Related Kouzounas Kitchen Welcome to my world of Greek traditional & modern recipes. Get ready to dance and drink some ouzo while enjoying our recipes. Previous Roasted Butternut Squash & Apple Soup Newer Greek Bruschetta Recipe, & Penne Pasta Recipe You May Also Like GIVE THANKS~ Happy Thanksgiving!! November 24, 2016 Fig Apple Pear Scone Recipe September 28, 2017 ~Vasilopita Recipe~ Happy New Year (καλή χρονιά σε όλους) December 29, 2014 8 Comments Ada ~ More Food, Please November 14, 2013 at 7:30 pm Reply This sounds delicious! The fact that it’s healthy makes it even better 😀 Thanks for sharing! Loading... Kouzounas Kitchen November 15, 2013 at 10:11 am Reply Yes I love this soup and I added extra garlic to mine, of course. 🙂 You are very welcome Ada! Happy Friday! 🙂 Loading... Shanna Koenigsdorf Ward November 15, 2013 at 1:45 pm Reply NOW, this is a great recipe. Thanks for sharing, Krystina. I have everything in my pantry for this! This would not only make a great spread, but would be an excellent side dish for fish, chicken or lamb. Have a great weekend! – Shanna Loading... Kouzounas Kitchen November 15, 2013 at 6:46 pm Reply Funny you said Lamb. I thought about that while writing the recipe. Great idea, and thanks for enjoying this. Kindest regards- Krystina 🙂 Loading... Shanna Koenigsdorf Ward November 16, 2013 at 11:12 am Krystina, Oh, *sigh.* I do adore lamb. ADORE. It is such a flavorful meat – no other red meat really compares to it’s succulence and complex taste. Warm regards, Shanna Loading... Kouzounas Kitchen November 16, 2013 at 4:23 pm Do you want to hear something funny??? My sister and I actually don’t eat lamb after we had witnessed some Greek Easter things.. I won’t get into that. Lol My dad sure makes the best lamb, he knows how to season it exactly the way I would like it. Loading... Shanna Koenigsdorf Ward November 17, 2013 at 11:08 am Krystina, No lamb? You must have serious Easter PTSD, haha. 😉 Your dad’s lamb sounds delicious. Take care, Shanna Loading... Kouzounas Kitchen November 17, 2013 at 11:47 am Ya I know I’m crazy lol!! But no lamb for me. 🙂 Loading... Leave a Reply Cancel reply This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.