Rosemary and Garlic White Bean Dip

For your next snack attack, reach for Rosemary and Garlic White Bean Dip. This creamy Tuscan-style dip has 2 grams of resistant starch and just 225 calories--including pita chips. It's also good with raw vegetables. Rosemary and Garlic White Bean Dip is one of the recipes featured in the CarbLovers Diet Cookbook.


Makes 12 servings (serving size: 3 1/3 tablespoons dip and 1 ounce pita chips)

Nutritional Information

Calories 225
Fat 7 g
Satfat 0.4 g
Monofat 1.7 g
Polyfat 0.3 g
Protein 7 g
Carbohydrate 33 g
Fiber 3 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.0 mg
Sodium 437 mg
Calcium 0.0 mg


2 tablespoons olive oil
4 garlic cloves, sliced
2 tablespoons fresh rosemary leaves
2 (15-ounce) cans cannellini beans, rinsed and drained
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
2 tablespoons water
Additional olive oil (optional)
Pita chips


Heat olive oil in a small skillet over medium heat; add garlic and fresh rosemary leaves. Cook until toasted (1-2 minutes). Transfer toasted garlic and beans to a food processor with fresh lemon juice and water. Purée until smooth; drizzle with additional oil before serving, if desired. Eat with 1 ounce pita chips. Refrigerate remaining dip in airtight container up to 3 days.

Ellen Kunes and Frances Largeman-Roth, RD,

CarbLovers Diet Cookbook,


January 2012
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