Wine choice: 1997 Lucien Albrecht Gewürztraminer or a Mexican beer.
4 green onions, cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces
2 garlic cloves
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 (15 1/2-ounce) cans cannellini beans, rinsed and drained
1/4 cup mayonnaise
1/4 cup lemon juice
1/2 cup salsa
Garnish: fresh cilantro sprigs
How to Make It
Process first 4 ingredients in a food processor until coarsely chopped. Add beans, mayonnaise, and lemon juice, and process until smooth, stopping to scrape down sides. Spoon into a shallow 9-inch round baking dish.
Process salsa in food processor until smooth, stopping to scrape down sides. Spoon into center of bean mixture. Pull the point of a wooden pick through salsa toward edge of dish to create a starburst design. Serve chilled or at room temperature with tortilla chips. Garnish, if desired.