Greek-Inspired Lima Beans

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@thepeppercook

This delicious and healthy dish of lima beans is stewed with garlic, onions, tomatoes, capers and caper leaves, and flavoured with thyme and parsley, is based on the Greek caper giachni. Regardless, whether you have caper leaves or not, my vegan lima bean recipe below will help you share some of these favours of Greece with your family and friends!

4 people
1/2 cup lima beans
2 1/2 cups water ( divided )
4 cloves garlic ( chopped fine about 1.5 tablespoons )
1 medium onion ( chopped fine )
1 can 250g can of plum tomatoes ( crushed with juices or 4 tomatoes, cut in small dice about 250g )
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon paprika powder
1/2 teaspoon crushed chilies (or to taste)
1/4 teaspoon sugar
3 tablespoons capers
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
1/4 teaspoon rosemary
1/4 teaspoon black pepper ( freshly ground )
5-6 caper leaves ( optional )
3 tablespoons flat parsley ( finely chopped )
1/4 cup olive oil

Soak the beans overnight in 2 cups water. By the next day, beans should have doubled in size. Throw away water. Gently massage beans being careful not to break them. Remove any skin that comes off...
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Nutritions

Calories
730

Sodium
3191mg
132% DV

Fat
70g
108% DV

Protein
18g
37% DV

Carbs
61g
20% DV

Fiber
18g
75% DV

Marinated Taro Root

1353

A marinated snack that can be used to replace late night bad habit cravings!

8 small taro roots
water
salt
1 cup yogurt, mixed with enough water to submerge roots (add salt)
3
  1. Wash the taro roots well.
  2. Slightly cut a slit into each root, but not big enough to split the root into two pieces. This will allow the water and marinade to go into the taro root

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Nutritions

Calories
103

Sodium
946mg
39% DV

Fat
1g
2% DV

Protein
7g
14% DV

Carbs
17g
5% DV

Fiber
4g
18% DV
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