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Recipe Category: Starters » Snacks » Savouries » Dips

Warm Cannellini Bean Dip with Sun Dried Tomatoes

A creamy, flavourful bean dip that is delicious served warm with crusty bread.

Serves: 4-6
Preparation Time: 5 minutes
Cooking time: 15 minutes
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 400g can cannellini or butter beans, undrained
  • 1/4 cup chopped sun dried tomatoes in oil
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a saucepan and fry onion and garlic until softened. Add beans and simmer for 5-10 minutes until softened. Allow to cool slightly and coarsely mash with a potato masher or fork. Before serving, return to the saucepan, warm gently and fold in half the dried tomatoes, season to taste and stir in 1 tablespoon oil . Spoon into a serving bowl. Top with remaining tomatoes, drizzle with oil and sprinkle with pepper. Serve with crusty bread.

Author: Naomi Crisante
Date Created: 30/05/2019