September 13 2020
Black beans are a great plant based source of protein and fiber and are rich in folate and iron. All are key nutritional factors to supporting your fertility.
A recipe by Rebecca Katz from The Cancer-Fighting Kitchen - is a yummy and healthy spread that can be eaten with raw veggies, added to a salad or grain bowl. This BLACK BEAN HUMMUS is a variation of the standard garbanzo variety. Tasty, nutritious, and filling, it is immensely satisfying and great to have on hand to spruce up your snacks and meals.
BLACK BEAN HUMMUS
2 cups cooked black beans, or 1 15-ounce can, drained, rinsed, and
mixed with a spritz of fresh lemon juice and a pinch of sea salt 1⁄2 teaspoon chopped garlic
2 tablespoons water
1 tablespoon tahini
1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
1⁄2 teaspoon ground cumin
1⁄4 teaspoon sea salt
1⁄4 teaspoon paprika
1/8 teaspoon cayenne
1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 1⁄4 cup finely chopped fresh cilantro (optional)
Combine the beans, garlic, water, tahini, lemon juice, cumin, salt, paprika, cayenne, and cinnamon in a food processor and process until smooth. Add the olive oil and process to combine. Add lemon juice or salt to taste. Serve garnished with the cilantro.