Sprouted Navy Beans with Tomatoes and Dried Lime
  • 1 1/2cups sprouted navy beans, soaked in filtered water overnight
  • sea salt
  • 2-3tablespoons good olive oil
  • 1teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4teaspoon Ground Turmeric
  • 1/2cup organic crushed tomatoes
  • 1 dried lime, pierced in several places (can purchase at middle eastern markets and specialty stores)
  • • Feta cheese, sprouted bread, and fresh herbs and greens such as parsley, watercress and scallions, for serving
  1. Drain the beans. In a large saucepan cover the beans with fresh filtered water and bring to a boil. Simmer gently until tender, about 1 hour. Remove from heat, add a generous pinch of salt and let stand for 5 minutes then drain.
  2. Heat the oil in another saucepan. Add the cumin and turmeric and stir for 1 minute.
  3. Add the beans, tomatoes, dried lime and 1 ½ cups of fresh filtered water. Bring to a boil, cover partially and simmer for about 30 minutes.
  4. Discard the lime and season the beans with salt to taste.
  5. Serve with feta, sprouted bread and fresh herbs and greens.
Recipe Notes

Note: great with baked white fish (seasoned lightly with garlic salt and brushed with Dijon mustard and crushed pistachios before baking).