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Time: about 10 minutes. A good dip to serve alongside other Mediterranean-style appetizers like olives, herbed almonds, roasted red peppers, and sautéed shrimp.

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Recipe Summary

Makes 2 1/4 cups


Ingredient Checklist


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

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

  • Note: Nutritional analysis is per tablespoon.

Nutrition Facts

27 calories; calories from fat 52%; protein 0.9g; fat 1.6g; saturated fat 0.2g; carbohydrates 2.3g; fiber 0.7g; sodium 38mg.