White bean puree

Delicious as a dip, or served as a side alongside chargrilled meat or chicken, this white bean puree is lovely and garlicky. For a bit of colour, top with some thinly sliced green onions just before serving.

  • 15 mins preparation
  • 5 mins cooking
  • Serves 8
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White bean puree
  • 400 gram can cannellini beans, rinsed
  • 50 gram ground almonds
  • 2 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • 2 clove cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1/4 cup (60ml) extra virgin olive oil, plus extra, to serve


White bean puree
  • 1
    Process beans, almonds, lemon juice and garlic in a food processor until smooth.
  • 2
    With motor running, gradually add the olive oil until thick and creamy.
  • 3
    Transfer mixture to a saucepan. Stir over low heat until warm. Season with salt and ground black pepper. Transfer to a serving dish; drizzle with oil and sprinkle with pepper.

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