White Bean Dip

White Bean Dip
Here's a simple do-ahead appetizer, excellent served with your homemade crackers or toasted pita bread. A white bean dip raised to gourmet heights.

¼ cup soft bread crumbs
2 Tablespoons dry white wine
1 pound cooked cannellini beans, rinsed and drained
¼ cup slivered almonds, toasted
3 cloves garlic, minced
2 Tablespoons lemon juice
2 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper
¼ teaspoon sea salt
2 teaspoons snipped fresh oregano or basil leaves


Combine bread crumbs and wine in a small bowl and set aside.


Combine the beans, almonds, garlic, lemon juice, olive oil, ground red pepper, and salt in a food processor or blender. Process or blend until the mixture is almost smooth.

Add the bread crumb mixture and process or blend until smooth. Stir in snipped oregano or basil.

Cover and refrigerate for 3 to 24 hours so the flavors can blend.

Products suggested for this recipe:

Earthy Delights

2871 Jolly Road

Okemos MI 48864

tel 855.328.8732

fax 517.253.7366


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