White bean dip is an easy recipe that you can make in 5 minutes with 7 simple ingredients and a blender. Useas a dip for veggies and nachos, but also as a spread in sandwiches, wraps, or as a quick pasta sauce.
Course: Side dish, Snack, Starter
Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean
Keyword: Beans, Dip, quick
1small can of 15 ounces or 400 gramscannellini beansor other white beans
1 - 2tablespoonextra virgin olive oil+ some optional to drizzle on top
3leavessageor a few needles of rosemary, or a few leaves of mint (optional)
Drain and rinse the beans, then add them to a blender with the other ingredients and blend for a couple of minutes until you have a thickbeancream.
Serving suggestion: Transfer to a bowl and top with freshly chopped parsley, a drizzle of olive oil, or with some cannellini beans tossed in olive oil, lemon juice, chopped parsley, salt and pepper.Eat in a sandwich, with pita bread, flat bread, in wraps, or even use as a pasta sauce.
Note: some canned beans are drier, other are more moist, so depending on the brand of your canned beans, you might need to add a little water (2 tablespoons max) to help the blender.
Red beet variation: to the same blender add 1 ready-to-eat peeled and cooked red beat. Blend till you get a bright purple bean deep, taste and adjust for salt and lemon juice.