Tuscan White Bean Dip

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 34.5
  • Total Fat: 0.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 78.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 6.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.9 g
  • Protein: 2.4 g

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Introduction

This versatile dip is packed with flavor but virtually fat-free! Use it with crostini, crackers, or pita as an appetizer or spread on a sandwich in place of mayo. Delizioso! This versatile dip is packed with flavor but virtually fat-free! Use it with crostini, crackers, or pita as an appetizer or spread on a sandwich in place of mayo. Delizioso!
Number of Servings: 8

Ingredients

    15 oz. can white beans (cannellini), drained and rinsed
    1/4 c. packed fresh basil-do NOT use dried!
    4 halves, sun-dried tomatoes packed in oil
    1 T. chopped fresh Italian (flat-leaf) parsley (or 1.5 t. dried parsley)
    1 t. chopped fresh oregano (or .5 t. dried)
    3 cloves roasted garlic (fresh can be used but roasted imparts a sweeter, nutty flavor that's less astringent)
    2 oz. Plain, non-fat yogurt

Directions

Place sun-dried tomatoes and roasted garlic cloves in the bottom of a food processor. Add beans, herbs, and yogurt. Puree. Salt and pepper to taste.

Spread on crostini, whole wheat crackers like triscuits, or use pita triangles for an appetizer.

Spread on bread to make a delicious vegetarian sandwich: see recipe "Tuscan White Bean Sandwich"

Makes about 1.5 cups.

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user BOWMANME2003.

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