Appetizers,  Easy,  Recipes,  Vegan,  Vegetarian

Lemon-Garlic White-Bean Dip

I thought this dip looked like a good alternative to hummus. It was pretty good, but we thought it was a little too thick. Next time, I’d add more olive oil and maybe some other spices. Or I’ll just try another white bean dip recipe altogether. The lemon and parsley was a nice addition.

Lemon-Garlic White-Bean Dip
All You July 2011

Yield: Serves 8
Cost per Serving: $.36

1 15.5-oz. can small white beans, drained and rinsed
3 cloves garlic, chopped
1 tablespoon lemon zest $
2 tablespoons lemon juice $
Salt and pepper
2 tablespoons olive oil $
1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley

Assorted crudités, optional
Homemade Potato Chips, optional

In a food processor, process beans, garlic, lemon zest and juice, 1/2 tsp. salt, 1/4 tsp. pepper and oil until smooth. Pulse in parsley. Season with additional salt and pepper, if desired. Cover; chill for 30 minutes. Serve with crudités or chips, if desired.

Big Flavors Rating: 3 Stars

Ashley Covelli is a food photographer, recipe developer, and culinary instructor based in Ossining, New York. She loves helping people become enthusiastic and adventurous in the kitchen so that they can build skills and confidence to cook for themselves and their loved ones. She can almost always be found with at least 3 different beverages within arm's reach.

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