Tuna and White Bean Dip or Spread


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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 5
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 137.3
  • Total Fat: 3.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 9.9 mg
  • Sodium: 521.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 5.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 5.0 g
  • Protein: 13.3 g

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This is a yummy favourite to serve with chopped veggies or in a pita or wrap. This is a yummy favourite to serve with chopped veggies or in a pita or wrap.
Number of Servings: 5


    I can of white kidney beans, approximately 2 cups, drained
    1/3 cup of dill pickles, chopped
    1 can of tuna packed in water, drained
    1 tablespoon olive oil
    1 clove of garlic
    1/2 cup of water, as needed
    pepper to taste


Keep water and pepper aside. Blend other ingredients in food processor and add water as needed to obtain the texture you desire. I like my dip very smooth and a bit thin, but you may want it thick and chunky. Season to taste with pepper.

Makes 5 servings of 1/2 cup each

Number of Servings: 5

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user PRAIRIEDAWNPAM.

TAGS:  Fish | Lunch | Fish Lunch |

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Really good and so easy to fix. Serve on a cracker, in a scooped out tomato or with piece of Romaine lettuce! A great way to get my tuna for someone who doesn't really like tuna. - 11/14/09

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Tasty dip-- I really enjoyed on a cracker. I used northern beans, and sweet relish since that's what I had on hand. Also put in a 1/2 tsp of dried dill weed. Wasn't a huge fan of the texture/consistency, so I may make again without blending as much for a chunkier spread. Thanks! - 10/23/10

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  • I substituted sugar-free sweet relish for dill pickles, and a Tbsp olive oil and some lemon juice for the water. Put on toasted English Muffins with 2% Swiss Cheese on top and put under the broiler until cheese melted & browned. Loved it! - 1/7/14

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  • This recipe is great, especially for lunch on the go! It tastes a lot like tuna salad, but the beans make it creamy instead of mayo. I, too, left it chunky, served on a pita with lettuce and tomato! Yum :) - 8/14/11

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  • so yummy i just made this today! i added celery and chives and instead of adding water i just used the water out of the tuna can instead of draining it! so so good i will be making this again! thanks! - 5/3/11

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