Yummy Sauce

Prep: 5 minutes

Serves:Makes 1 1/2 cups

By Chef AJ
When I stopped eating nuts a few years ago, I started replacing all of the recipes in my book UNPROCESSED with cannelini beans which created a similar texture and mouth feel without all the fat.


  • 15 ounce can cannelini beans, rinsed and drained (or 1 1/2 cups of cooked beans)
  • zest from one lemon
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 2 tbsp salt free mustard (I use Westbrae stoneground mustard)
  • 3/4 ounce pitted dates (about 3 Deglet Noor)


Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. If you make this in a high-powered blender you can make the sauce warm. This is delicious served over veggies and brown rice.