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Homemade Bean Dip [Vegan]

Wednesday, March 1st, 2017

Homemad Bean Dip


A quick and easy vegan bean dip for whatever the occasion.


2 tbsp vegetable oil

1/4 cup water

1/8 tsp black pepper

1-1/2 tsp lemon juice

1/8 tsp salt, optional

2 tbsp dried parsley

3-1/2 cups canned garbanzo beans, drained

1 tsp granulated garlic

1/2 tsp soy sauce or tamari


Combine all ingredients in a mixing bowl or food processor. Chill before serving.

Nutrition Facts:

Nutrition (per serving) Calories 51; % Calories From Fat 26.5%; Total Fat 1.5g; Saturated Fats 0.1g; Mono-unsaturated Fats 0.2g; Poly-unsaturated Fats 1g; Cholesterol 0mg; Sodium 120mg; Total Carbohydrates 7.8g; Dietary Fiber 1.5g; Sugar 0g; Protein 1.7g.

More Information:


Thiamin B1 0.011 mg
Vitamin B12 0 mcg
Vitamin K 1.8 mcg
Vitamin A 21 IU
Niacin B3 0.06 mg
Pantothenic Acid 0.1 mg
Riboflavin B2 0.013 mg
Vitamin C 1.6 mg
Vitamin D 0 IU
Vitamin B6 0.16 mg
Vitamin E 0.38 mg
Choline 11 mg


Manganese 0.22 mg
Magnesium 10 mg
Calcium 13 mg
Zinc 0.37 mg
Phosphorus 31 mg
Copper 0.06 mg
Fluoride 1.7 mcg
Selenium 1 mcg
Sodium 120 mg
Potassium 65 mg
Iron 0.59 mg

Cooking Greens or Legumes Without Meat

Friday, August 19th, 2011

Prepare greens or legumes for cooking as usual.

Option 1

Mince one small onion (1 teaspoon of powdered or minced dried onion)

Mince 3 cloves of garlic (1 teaspoon of powdered or minced dried garlic)


¼ to 1/3 cup of butter or olive oil

Pinch of powdered mustard (optional)

1 teaspoon of dried basil (optional)

1 teaspoon of dried parsley (optional)

½ teaspoon of paprika

In a heavy pot, sauté the above ingredients over a low flame stirring constantly to avoid scorching or sticking.

Add water, dried peas or beans or greens and cook as usual.

Option 2

1 or 2 vegetable of mushroom bouillon cube dissolve in one to two cups of boiling water.

Reduce water by one or two cups based on how many bouillon cubes being used.

Add greens or legumes and cook as usual.


Option 3

McKay’s chicken or beef seasoning.

Dissolve 1 or 2 tablespoon of seasoning mix in 1 or 2 cups of water.

Reduce water by one or two cups based on how much seasoning mix used.

Add greens or legumes and cook as usual.