ROASTED GARLIC AND WHITE BEAN DIP

ROASTED GARLIC AND WHITE BEAN DIP

In order to make this delicious dip you will need a few easy-to-find ingredients that are affordable too. Furthermore, as this recipe is quite versatile you can adapt it to your own personal preferences; for example, you can replace olive oil with other oil of your choice. In addition to this, even though one of the main ingredients is the white beans, you can also replace it with a great variety of beans.

DIP SEASONING

This delicious recipe was seasoned with black pepper, fresh parsley, lemon juice, and salt. However, there are many aromatic ingredients that go really well with the roasted garlic white bean recipe. Therefore, if you want to give this white bean dip recipe extra flavor, check the following list for more inspiration.

  • Fresh rosemary leaves.
  • Lemon zest.
  • Red pepper flakes.
  • Onion powder.
  • Garlic powder.
  • Rosemary sprig.
  • Avocado oil.
  • Roasted red peppers.
This is an affordable and easy-to-make aromatic roasted garlic and white bean dip. Enjoy this versatile recipe with veggies, toasts, wraps, nachos, etc.

NO WHITE BEANS? NO PROBLEM!

Although this is a white bean dip recipe made with white beans, you can try other types of beans to make it. In addition to this, if you don’t want to use canned beans, you can use dried beans. Bear in mind that with this option the preparation time will significantly increase as you must soak the dried beans and cook them.

  • Navy beans.
  • Cannellini beans.
  • White kidney beans.
  • Butter beans.
  • Great northern beans.
  • Chickpeas.

SERVING SUGGESTIONS

This is not only a delicious and versatile option to make when you are craving a savory snack, but also a lovely recipe for entertaining guests, friends, and family. Furthermore, you will find that there are many that are also gluten-free. This aromatic recipe can be used as a dip as well as as a spread. Check the ideas below to inspire you!

AS A DIP

  • Pita chips.
  • Nachos.
  • Breadsticks.
  • Raw veggies; for example celery sticks, cucumber sticks, and carrot sticks.
  • Cooked veggies; such as cauliflower florets and broccoli.

AS A SPREAD

  • Bread; such as seeded, wholewheat, rye, sourdough, multigrain, gluten-free bread, etc.
  • Sandwich spread.
  • Sliced baguettes.
  • On toast.
  • Ciabatta.
  • Pita bread.
  • Rice cakes.

Lastly, you can also use this recipe as a dressing for salad bowls. If you want a more fluid consistency just add more olive oil.

MAKE IN ADVANCE & STORAGE

To conclude, there is no doubt that this is an easy garlic white bean recipe and it’s a great recipe to make in advance too. To store this white bean dip place it in a lidded container (preferably an airtight container). You can keep refrigerated for a couple of days until consumption. This also applies if you have leftovers.

This is an affordable and easy-to-make aromatic roasted garlic and white bean dip. Enjoy this versatile recipe with veggies, toasts, wraps, nachos, etc.

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ROASTED GARLIC WITH WHITE BEAN DIP

ROASTED GARLIC WITH WHITE BEAN DIP

Yield: 8
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes

This is an affordable and easy-to-make aromatic roasted garlic and white bean dip. Enjoy this versatile recipe with veggies, toasts, wraps, and nachos.

Ingredients

  • 1 Raw garlic head.
  • 3 Tbsp. of Extra virgin olive oil.
  • 3 Tbsp. of Fresh lemon juice.
  • 4 Tbsp. of Vegetable broth.
  • 1 Tin/cans white beans.
  • A pinch of Black pepper.
  • A pinch of Himalayan salts.
  • A handful of fresh parsley.

Instructions

ROAST GARLIC

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 °F degrees (180/200 °C approx.).
  2. With a sharp knife cut the top of the whole head of garlic.
  3. Drizzle with olive oil, around 1 tsp of olive oil, and sprinkle 1 pinch of salt on top of the exposed cloves.
  4. Wrap the head of garlic with parchment paper (or a piece of foil/aluminum foil/tin foil).
  5. Place the garlic on a baking tray and roast in the center of the oven for 40 minutes or until the garlic gets golden and soft.
  6. Remove from the oven and let the garlic cool slightly at room temperature.

MAKING A CREAMY DIP

  1. Peel the roasted garlic cloves, then add them to a food processor.
  2. Open the white bean can drain, and rinse well. Add the white beans to the food processor.
  3. Then, add the rest of the ingredients, lemon juice, olive oil, black pepper, salt, and little by little the vegetable broth depending on the desired consistency.
  4. Blend all the ingredients in the food processor until you get a creamy white bean dip. You can make this creamy dip more fluid if you add more vegetable broth.
  5. Check the seasoning and adjust if necessary.
  6. Place this super creamy white bean dip on a bowl or serving dish and add chopped fresh herbs (I used parsley) on top.

Nutrition Information
Yield 8 Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving Calories 86Total Fat 5gSaturated Fat 1gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 4gCholesterol 0mgSodium 39mgCarbohydrates 8gFiber 2gSugar 0gProtein 3g

The Nutritional values presented on this table are only estimates. The values can also vary depending on the cooking method, ingredients, product brands etc. This data was provided and calculated by Nutritionix.

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