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Bean Dip with Browned Garlic

Yield 1 1/2 cups (serving size: 1 tablespoon)
Overcooking the garlic makes it taste bitter.

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon tahini (sesame seed paste)
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh rosemary
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 (19-ounce) can cannellini beans or other white beans, drained

Nutrition Information

  • calories 27
  • caloriesfromfat 33 %
  • fat 1 g
  • satfat 0.1 g
  • monofat 0.5 g
  • polyfat 0.2 g
  • protein 1.3 g
  • carbohydrate 3.6 g
  • fiber 0.6 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.5 mg
  • sodium 26 mg
  • calcium 8 mg

How to Make It

  1. Heat oil in a small nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add garlic; sauté 1 minute or until lightly browned. Place garlic mixture, lemon juice, and remaining ingredients in a blender; process until smooth. Serve with toasted pita wedges or carrot sticks.