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Roasted Lemon-White Bean Dip

This homemade herb flavored bean dip is simple yet delicious - ready in just 40 minutes and served with vegetables or pita wedges.

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 40 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 22
 

Ingredients

2
lemons
4
cloves garlic, peeled
3
tablespoons olive oil
2
cans (15 to 15.5 oz each) cannellini or navy beans, drained, 1/4 cup liquid reserved
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
2
tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
Additional chopped fresh parsley, if desired
Assorted fresh vegetables or pita (pocket) breads, cut into wedges

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Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 425°F. Cut lemons in half crosswise. Rub lemons and garlic with 1 tablespoon of the oil. Place lemon halves, cut sides down, and garlic in 9-inch glass pie plate. Roast uncovered 25 minutes or until lemon peel is golden brown and very soft. Cool slightly.
  • 2 Reserve 1/3 cup beans. In food processor, place remaining beans, 1/4 cup reserved bean liquid, remaining 2 tablespoons oil, the salt and red pepper. Add roasted garlic. Squeeze juice and pulp from roasted lemons into blender. Cover; process until smooth.
  • 3 Spoon dip into serving bowl; stir in reserved 1/3 cup beans and 2 tablespoons parsley. Sprinkle with additional parsley. Serve with vegetables or pita wedges.
  • 1 Heat oven to 425°F. Cut lemons in half crosswise. Rub lemons and garlic with 1 tablespoon of the oil. Place lemon halves, cut sides down, and garlic in 9-inch glass pie plate. Roast uncovered 25 minutes or until lemon peel is golden brown and very soft. Cool slightly.
  • 2 Reserve 1/3 cup beans. In food processor, place remaining beans, 1/4 cup reserved bean liquid, remaining 2 tablespoons oil, the salt and red pepper. Add roasted garlic. Squeeze juice and pulp from roasted lemons into blender. Cover; process until smooth.
  • 3 Spoon dip into serving bowl; stir in reserved 1/3 cup beans and 2 tablespoons parsley. Sprinkle with additional parsley. Serve with vegetables or pita wedges.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
49
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
2g
2%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
),
Sodium
146mg
146%;
Total Carbohydrate
6g
6%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.