I have a confession to make. I get tired of the hype around hummus. I like it, but I’m not obsessed with it. I’ve been playing around with different dips. I have never had cannellini dip prior to recipe testing. I was intrigued because I have seen cannellini beans used in vegan cheese recipes. I wanted something creamier and lighter than hummus (if that makes sense). Cannellini beans do just the trick!
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This dip is creamy and infused with olive oil and dill. Moreover, this is five ingredients, budget-friendly, and is so easy to whip up.
The only special equipment this recipe requires is a blender or food processor. I used a ninja blender. You’ll need these ingredients:
- Cannellini beans (canned).
- Minced garlic.
- Dill (seasoning, not fresh).
- Olive oil.
This post is so short because this isn’t complicated at all! I used canned beans because that is easiest for me. I started by blending the beans. Once the beans were somewhat smooth, I added the other ingredients. I blended everything until it seemed well incorporated. I don’t need dips to be 100% silky smooth, so I left some larger bits in the dip. I plated this and drizzled olive oil and sprinkled more dill on top.
I think this is a simple summer recipe. This recipe would be awesome to take to a family get-together or summer barbecue. It is light and fresh and pairs well with many different foods. I enjoy eating this with bread, carrots, or celery. You can also spread it on sandwiches and veggies burgers.
Cannellini Bean Dip
- 1 15 oz can of cannellini beans
- 1 tsp sea salt
- 2 tsp dill seasoning
- 1 tbsp minced garlic
- 2 tbsp olive oil
- Drain and rinse beans. Place beans in a blender or food processor and pulse until beans become creamy.
- Add salt, dill, garlic, and olive oil. Continue to blend until desired texture is achieved.
- Plate and then enjoy!
Thank you for stopping by! I hope everyone had a nice Sunday – mine was pretty relaxing. If you make this recipe, please tell me your thoughts in the comments. Also, if you have recipe suggestions leave those in the comments.
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