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Butter Bean Hummus

This vegetarian-friendly creamy bean hummus with garlic and basil pesto makes an impressive starter. Serve with warm pita breads or as part of a tapas platter.


  • 2 x 400 g cans Rhodes Quality Butter Beans, drained
  • 90 ml (6 T) olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 30 ml (2 T) tahini paste
  • juice and zest of 1 lemon
  • salt and coarsely ground black pepper
  • to serve: basil pesto and fresh pita breads


  1. Place the Rhodes Quality Butter Beans, olive oil, garlic, tahini paste, parsley and lemon juice and zest into a food processor.
  2. Process until fine and smooth and season to taste.
  3. Place in a bowl and drizzle a few teaspoons of basil pesto over the mix.
  4. Heat a non-stick frying pan and toast the pita breads on either side until golden brown.
  5. Cut the pitas into triangles and serve warm with the hummus.

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