Source: Barbara Kingsolver’s Animal, Vegetable, Miracle

This is a great alternative for all those guacamole lovers out there. Really tasty with tortilla chips, crackers or crusty bread.

Yield: 
Makes about 2 cups
Ingredients: 
  • ½ lb. trimmed green beans
  • 1 coarsely chopped onion
  • 1 tbs. olive oil
  • 3 hard boiled eggs
  • 2 cups fresh basil leaves
  • 1 tbs. lemon juice (optional)
  • Mayonnaise or yogurt
  • Salt and pepper
Preparation: 

Steam beans until tender. Sautee onions over medium heat until they become slightly transparent. Combine beans, cooked onions, eggs, basil and lemon juice in food processor and blend into a coarse puree.

Remove puree to a bowl and combine with enough mayonnaise or yogurt to hold mixture together. Add salt and pepper to taste.