White Bean Dip

This dip is similar to hummus, but is made with white beans instead of garbanzo beans and may be more digestible. Many Italian antipasti platters include this dip with toasted chunks of multigrain bread. You can vary the seasonings by adding fresh basil or oregano.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 10 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 1½ cups cooked white beans
  • ⅓ cup tahini
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 tsp. thyme

Directions

  • Purée the garlic and salt in a food processor. Drain and add the white beans and purée to a paste.
  • Add the remaining ingredients and process until smooth, scraping down the sides of the bowl.
  • Transfer the finished purée to a bowl and serve with crackers or pita bread and carrot sticks.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 1½ cups cooked white beans
  • ⅓ cup tahini
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 tsp. thyme

Directions

  • Purée the garlic and salt in a food processor. Drain and add the white beans and purée to a paste.
  • Add the remaining ingredients and process until smooth, scraping down the sides of the bowl.
  • Transfer the finished purée to a bowl and serve with crackers or pita bread and carrot sticks.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories280
Total Fat18g
Saturated Fat2.5g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium300mg
Total Carbohydrate23g
Dietary Fiber8g
Sugars0g
Protein10g