White Bean Dip With Oregano and Parmesan Cheese

"Try a new appetizer to serve to your guests! Made with cannellini beans, this recipe should suite the health conscious. Courtesy of Bon Appetit."
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Ready In:
1 1/2 cups




  • Combine first 6 ingredients in processor.
  • Blend well until almost smooth.
  • Transfer to bowl.
  • Season dip with salt and pepper, to taste.
  • (Can be made 1 day ahead. cover; chill. Bring to room temperature before serving.) Place bowl with dip on platter.
  • Serve with breadsticks and vegetables.
  • Makes about 1 1/2 cups.

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  1. januarybride
    So fresh and delish!! I was looking for a recipe that could stand up to the heat of a summer night at a concert this evening at the park and this is perfect! I will be serving it with some crostinis. I did decrease the amount of parsley (used all that I had) and then added some fresh chives and just a tad of fresh rosemary. Also threw in 2 pinches of Cajun spice. YUM!
  2. Sandy in Dayton
    I was looking for a tasty way to have some black eyed peas for New Year’s Day and your recipe sounded like the best. I was right, I followed it exactly except I changed the beans to one 15.5 oz can of black eyed peas plus I added a little more than ¼ teaspoon of cayenne pepper, turned out as a really good dip - can’t wait to make it using the white beans - Thanks for an easy, quick and really good recipe.
  3. smidgentigre smith
    This is a REQUESTED dip now for Thanksgiving and birthday parties! Tastes fantastic on veggies, crackers, tortilla chips and also as a spread for ham sandwiches!
  4. chicago gillott-i
    this was really tasty! i had accidentally over-soaked some cannellini beans & was looking for a way to redeem myself :). it was great! we ate it with nachos since we didn't have fresh veggies around. delish.
  5. Studentchef
    Very good. I liked it very much, but I did put a little less parsley, because I felt 3 tablespoons would be too much for me.


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