White Bean Dip with Herbs

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  1. 1/4 c plus 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  2. 3 garlic cloves, very finely chopped
  3. 1 t finely chopped sage
  4. 1/2 t finely chopped rosemary
  5. 2 (19oz) cans cannellini beans, drained
  6. 2 T water
  7. salt
  8. cayenne pepper
  9. Pita chips and assorted vegetable dippers, for serving


  1. In a medium skillet, heat 1/4 cup of the olive oil until shimmering.
  2. Add the garlic, sage and rosemary and cook over moderately high heat, stirring, until fragrant and the garlic is just beginning to brown, about 1 minute.
  3. Add the beans and toss to coat.
  4. Transfer the cannellini beans to a food processor.
  5. Add the water, season with salt and cayenne and process to a fairly smooth puree
  6. Transfer the dip to a small serving bowl, drizzle the remaining 2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil on top and serve with pita chips and or veggie dippers.

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Serves: 3 cups
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Course: Appetizer
Type of Food: Bean Dish,Vegetarian
Difficulty: 2 - Medium
Make Ahead: Yes
Prep Method: Food Processor

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