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Crudites with Garlicky White Bean Dip

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SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
22 min
Prep
20 min
Cook
2 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
If you are a real garlic lover, use one or two additional cloves in this delicious dip.

Ingredients

Olive oil

1 tsp, extra-virgin

Garlic clove(s)

3 clove(s), medium, minced

Canned cannellini beans

15½ oz, drained and rinsed

Fresh lemon juice

1½ Tbsp

Water

1½ Tbsp

Table salt

tsp, or to taste

Black pepper

pinch, or to taste

Smoked paprika

½ tsp, or chopped fresh parsley (optional)

Fresh cherry tomato(es)

1½ cup(s), about 12 average

Cucumber(s)

1 small, cut into spears

Yellow pepper(s)

1 small, or red pepper, cut into thick slices

Uncooked carrot(s)

3 medium, peeled and cut into sticks

Instructions

  1. To prepare dip, heat olive oil in a small saucepan over medium heat and sauté garlic, stirring constantly, until garlic just begins to turn golden, about 1 to 2 minutes. Remove from heat and let cool slightly.
  2. In a food processor, combine garlic-olive oil mixture, beans and lemon juice. Process until smooth, slowly adding 1 to 2 tablespoons of water to obtain a thick yet creamy consistency. Season to taste.
  3. Transfer dip to a bowl and garnish with paprika or chopped parsley, if desired. Place dip on serving platter and arrange pepper, tomatoes, cucumber, and carrots around it.