This Zesty White Bean Spread made from Great Northern beans can be served as a spread for sandwiches or as a dip for your favorite veggies and pita chips.
1 24-oz can white beans (or 2 14-oz cans)
1 small garlic clove (minced)
1 teaspoon ground cumin
salt & pepper to taste (about ½ teaspoon each)
1 plum tomato, diced and seeds removed
0.25 cup chopped parsley leaves
2 scallions (diced)
optional garnishes: sliced red onion, parsley, scallions, and a drizzle of olive oil
Combine the beans, lemon juice, minced garlic, cumin, salt and pepper in a small food process. Blend for 1-2 minutes, or until smooth.
Transfer to a bowl and stir in the diced tomato, parsley leaves, and scallions. Mix well. To serve: spread on a sandwich or toast, or serve as a dip. Garnish with sliced red onion, parsley, scallions, and a drizzle of olive oil if desired.