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       Title: WHITE BEAN SALAD
  Categories: Foreign, Salads, Vegetables
       Yield: 12 servings
  
       1 lb Baby lima beans,dried
       6 c  Water
       1    Bay leaf
     3/4 ts Leaf thyme,crumbled
     3/4 ts Red pepper flakes
     1/2 c  Olive oil
       1 ts Lemon rind,grated
     1/2 c  Lemon juice,fresh
       2    Garlic cloves
     1/2 c  Dill,fresh
     1/2 c  Parsley leaves
   1 1/2 ts Salt
       2    Eggs,hard-cooked
       1 c  Black olives,chopped
       3    Green onion,sliced
  
   1. Soak beans overnight, or quick-soak according to package
   directions. Drain. Combine beans, water, bay leaf, thyme and pepper
   flakes in Dutch oven. Simmer, covered, 45-60 minutes or just until
   the beans are tender; do not overcook. Drain; rinse the beans under
   cold running water. (Can be prepared up to this point 2 days ahead
   and refrigerated.)
   2. Combine oil, lemon rind and juice, garlic, dill, parsley and salt
   in blender or food processor. Whirl just until smooth. Toss with
   beans. Scrape into shallow serving dish; cover and refrigerate at
   least 4 hours or up to a day.
   3. Separate hard-cooked egg yolks and whites, and press through sieve.
   Garnish top of beans with chopped olives, green onions and sieved
   eggs. Serve cold.
  
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