White Bean Dip

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White Bean Dip
Plunge crackers and vegetable sticks into this tasty dip

Easy to make, this dip is tasty, zesty with lemon, creamy but lactose free. Serve on platters with crackers and vegetable sticks at barbecues and parties. Or use as a spread on pita bread and sandwiches to give a Middle Eastern flavour.

Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 6 hours
Serves: 1

400g can white beans, drained
2 cloves garlic, crushed
1 medium sized lemon, juiced and rind finely grated
2 tbsp olive oil
1/8 tsp salt
1/2 tbsp fresh rosemary, finely cut (optional)

Add the white beans, garlic and salt into a blender and blend until smooth.

White Bean Dip
The white beans are healthy and delicious

White Bean Dip
The white beans will be chunky when first blended

Add the lemon juice, rind and blend to combine.

Add 1 tbsp of olive oil and blend.

Add the rosemary, remaining olive oil and blend until combined.

Refrigerate for 6 hours or overnight for best result.

Serve with crackers, vegetable sticks or pita bread.

White Bean Dip on blended

The white bean dip can be served immediately, however the flavours intensify if refrigerated overnight.
Double the ingredients and use the extra dip as a healthy sandwich spread.

#White beans
#Lactose free
#Gluten free
#Afternoon tea
#Sandwich spread
#Middle Eastern
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