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White Bean Dip

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Ingredients

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1 15oz can ​cannellini beans drained and rinsed ​(you can use garbanzo beans as well)
3 cloves peeled fresh ​garlic we like it garlicky, use less if you don't
fresh lemon juice we used half a lemon
1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil more for smoother consistency, if desired, plus extra for pita and drizzling
2 tbls. fresh chopped parsley leaves plus a little extra for garnish
1 tsp. dried oregano
dash salt & pepper
1 package pita bread

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White Bean Dip

A quick & delicious snack or appetizer

  • 10 minutes
  • Serves 4
  • Easy

Ingredients

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​Want a quick delicious snack or appetizer? We have just the thing..white bean dip! ​ ​Serve it with pita​, as we did, ​but you can ​also ​serve it with crackers, vegetables or spread it on some fresh bread. We used organic ​cannellini beans and parsley and whole wheat pita to make it extra healthy. And it’s so easy to make. No cooking required!

Steps

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Place the garlic cloves in a food processor and pulse until finely chopped.

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Add ​the beans. Pulse. While pulsing, stream in the olive oil and keep pulsing until bean mixture becomes smooth.

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Make sure to scrape down sides and pulse again to get the all the bean mixture smooth.

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Add the lemon juice, parsley, oregano and season with salt and pepper. Pulse again until well incorporated.

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Place in a serving bowl. Drizzle with a little olive oil and sprinkle some chopped parsley on top.

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FOR THE PITA:

You can warm the pita on the grill​, burner, oven​ or toaster​. For the grill, just brush pita with olive oil and place on grill until warm​ed through on both sides​ (we like it with grill lines).

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On the burner, just brush the pita with olive oil on both sides and heat in a hot dry pan (both sides).

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​For the oven, preheat to 400*. Place pita on a baking sheet. Brush with olive oil and bake for about 10 minutes, or until warm and golden.

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For the toaster, brush two pieces of pita ​lightly ​with olive oil (make sure it's not dripping​!​) and place in toaster. Toast until warm.

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Cut pitas into wedges. Serve with bean dip.

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