Sunday, June 24, 2012

White Bean Dip

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You don't always have to have the traditional salsa, guacamole or spinach dip for parties. It's nice to offer a healthier alternative and that's exactly what this White Bean Dip does.  I always like to have a few guilt-free dishes to offer to the more conscientious eaters in my family, but I still want to  please everyone else.  I used some yogurt in this bean dip and some lovely cumin to give it a Mediterranean flavor. Eat it with pita chips or any vegetable and enjoy.

Ingredients:
2 (15oz) cans cannellini beans drained and rinsed well
1/3 cup of Greek yogurt
1-2 cloves of garlic grated
1-2 Tbs of olive oil
2 tsp of cumin powder
1tsp of lemon juice or red wine vinegar
red chili flakes to taste
salt to taste

Directions:
Put all ingredients into food processor and blend until smooth. Taste for seasoning and adjust to taste. Serve with pita chips or sliced vegetables.  Enjoy.






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20 comments:

  1. Healthy and yummy dip. Lovely recipe.

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  2. This sounds like a fabulous alternative, Ramona! Love this healthy and easy recipe.

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  3. I love white bean dip! Looks so good!

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  5. This dip looks superb my friend, beautiful :D

    Cheers
    Choc Chip Uru

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  6. This looks so delicious AND healthy! What a marvelous dip!

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  7. Easy, healthy, cheap and fun! What else can one ask :) !

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  8. First of alll, the triple delight cookies deserved on top 9 today,Congrats :) and another great dip recipe from you welldone !!

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  9. I have a can of white beans just begging to be used for this dip.

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  10. I love white bean dip. This one looks super creamy and yummy. Easy recipes like this are the best in a pinch.

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  11. I love white bean dip, but can never get the ingredient proportions exactly right. Love that you've used Greek yogurt to get a creamy texture.

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  12. I always love eating white bean dip because I know it's good for me. It's like a blank check to eat as much as I want without feeling guilty!

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  13. I've never tried white bean dip. My family (hubby and kids) are not into beans (help me!) but I think they might like this one because there is no shape of beans. ;-) It's very healthy to eat beans and I completely stop eating beans because of them. Thanks for this recipe so I can give it a try!

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  14. This White bean dip sounds so refreshing and delicious. I love that white bean dip gets good nutrition in a snack or party food :-) Served with veggies to dip, it is a great low calorie treat. I have not added yougurt to mine before. I will have to try it!

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  15. I adore bean dips and don't make them often enough. This looks perfectly creamy and delicious!

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