Garlicky White Bean Dip

Garlicky White Bean DipRecipe
Photo: Annabelle Breakey; Styling: Randy Mon
This Mediterranean-inspired dip is the perfect appetizer for last-minute entertaining. Prep Time: 10 minutes.


Makes about 2 1/3 cups

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Nutritional Information

Calories 83
Caloriesfromfat 35 %
Protein 3.4 g
Fat 3.2 g
Satfat 0.5 g
Carbohydrate 11 g
Fiber 2.3 g
Sodium 2.4 mg
Cholesterol 0.0 mg


1 or 2 peeled garlic cloves
2 cans (15 oz. each) white beans, drained and rinsed
1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
1/2 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1 tablespoon very finely chopped fresh oregano
Salt and freshly ground black pepper


1. In a food processor, whirl garlic until finely chopped. Scrape down the inside of the bowl and add beans, olive oil, and lemon zest and juice. Whirl until smooth and blended.

2. Transfer dip to a small bowl. Stir in oregano, then season to taste with salt and pepper. Serve with pita bread and assorted fresh vegetables.

Note: Nutritional analysis is per 2-tbsp. serving.