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“From Dr. Andrew Weil and Rosie Daley's "The Healthy Kitchen". The baking soda helps to soften the skins.”
READY IN:
1hr
SERVES:
12
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Do not drain the soaking water from the beans. Bring the beans to a boil and cook for 45 minutes, or until they are easily pierced with a fork.
  2. Preheat the broiler.
  3. Drain the cooked beans and place in the work bowl of a food processor or in a blender. Add the pesto through the Parmesan, plus 1 tbsp,. of the oil and process or blend until smooth and put into a serving bowl.
  4. To serve, cut the baguette into 1-inch slices and brush the remaining 2 tablespoons oil over them, then broil on the lower rack until lightly browned. Place the bowl of bean spread in the center of a platter and put the toasts around it.

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