Chorizo-and-White Bean Dip

Chorizo-and-White Bean Dip Recipe
Photo: Buff Strickland; Styling: Olga Naiman
Chorizo is a highly flavored sausage made with lots of paprika and spicy seasonings. Cured varieties are firm, and are sliced or chopped. Fresh chorizo is soft, and crumbles when cooked. Use either variety in this recipe.

Yield:

Makes 2 1/2 cups

Recipe from

Coastal Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 5 Minutes
Cook: 5 Minutes
Total: 10 Minutes

Ingredients

7 tablespoons olive oil, divided
1 (4-ounce) link spicy chorizo, casing removed and crumbled or chopped
2 (15.5-ounce cans) cannellini beans, rinsed and drained
4 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
4 garlic cloves, coarsely chopped
1/2 cup lightly packed fresh parsley leaves
1/2 teaspoon sea salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
Sliced fresh vegetables
Flatbread crackers

Preparation

1. Heat 3 tablespoons olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Add chorizo, and sauté 3 minutes or until golden brown and crisp. Set aside to drain on paper towels.

2. Place remaining 1/4 cup olive oil and remaining ingredients in a food processor; pulse until mixture is coarsely chopped. Transfer to a serving bowl, and sprinkle with chorizo. Serve with sliced vegetables or crackers.

Note:

Ali Berlow,

September 2011
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