Preserved Lemon and White Bean Spread


Yields 3 cups

Prep Time: 8 hours or overnight

Cook Time: 45 minutes 


  • 1 cup white beans

  • 4 garlic cloves, minced

  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 

  • 2 tablespoons preserved lemon, finely chopped

  • 1½ tablespoons lemon juice

  • ½ teaspoon smoked paprika

  • 2 tablespoons fresh dill, chopped

  • 2 tablespoons mint, finely chopped

  • Salt, to taste


  1. SOAK white beans in water for 8 hours or overnight.

  2. DRAIN the beans and add to the Cosori Pressure Cooker inner pot.

  3. ADD 6 cups of water to the pot and secure the lid

  4. SELECT Beans/Stew and adjust cook time to 30 minutes. Then, press On/Start.

  5. NATURAL RELEASE for 15 minutes, then drain beans.

  6. ADD the remaining ingredients to a food processor or blender, and blend until smooth, or your desired consistency is reached.

  7. STORE in the fridge for up to 3 days or serve immediately with a drizzle of olive oil and fresh lemon juice.