This is a quick and easy recipe that can be made with home-cooked or canned adzuki beans.

It's is a healty snack packed with protein, fiber and nutrients.


1 cup cooked adzuki beans

¼ cup tahini

¼ cup olive oil

Juice & zest from one lemon

1 TBSP water

3 cloves garlic

½ TSP black pepper

A couple of fresh mint leaves, finely chopped

1 TSP sunflower seeds

Salt to taste (optional)


Put all ingredients in a food processor and blend, or mash all ingredients by hand with a potato masher. Gradually mix in olive oil, then blend so it is incorporated.

Serve with sunflower seeds sprinkled on top. Enjoy it with toasted pita bread, olives, and salad.

Adzuki beans are on sale in May 2020, take 25% off.

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