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Spicy Sesame White Bean Dip

Dips can be a fantastic way to incorporate nutritious ingredients and showcase different flavors and cultural elements! This dip provides delicious Asian-inspired flavors along with protein, dietary fiber, magnesium, and anti-inflammatory antioxidants and compounds! It can be enjoyed with vegetables, crackers, rice cakes, tortilla chips, pita and even as a sandwich spread or mixed into a pasta/grain dish! Dip can be stored in the fridge and enjoyed for up to 3 days.

Yield: 4 servings

Serving Size: 1/4 cup

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 15 minutes Ingredients:

1 garlic clove, peeled

15 oz can cannellini beans, low-sodium, drained and rinsed

2 Tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

1/2 teaspoon sesame oil

2 teaspoons soy sauce, low-sodium

1 Tablespoon sriracha hot chili sauce

2 Tablespoons water

Juice of 1/2 lime

1/2 teaspoon ground ginger

Chopped cilantro for garnish


1. Using a small food processor or blender, add peeled garlic clove and process/blend to mince.

2. Add remaining ingredients to the food processor or blender. Blend until smooth, occasionally stopping to scrape the sides of the blender/food processor.

3. If dip is too thick for your liking, add an additional tablespoon of water and blend again. Add additional seasonings as needed.

4. Garnish with chopped cilantro, a drizzle of sesame oil, and additional sriracha sauce per preference.

5. Serve with vegetables, crackers, tortilla chips, or pita.

Nutrition Facts: Serving Size: 1/4 cup | Calories: 164 | Total Fat: 7 g | Saturated Fat: 1 g |

Sodium: 259 mg | Total Carbohydrate: 18 g | Fiber: 4 g | Sugars: 2 g | Protein: 6 g


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