Savory Cannellini Bean Spread

Savory Cannellini Bean Spread

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Ingredients (5)

  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon garlic
  • 4 teaspoons fresh savory or 1 teaspoon dried savory
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 3 cups cooked and drained cannellini beans


This garlicky bean mix is a perfect dip for your next dinner party.


  1. 1In a medium sauté pan, cook garlic, savory, and crushed red pepper flakes in 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil until the aromas are released, about 3 minutes.
  2. 2Add cannellini beans and cook over medium-low heat until the mixture thickens, 5 to 10 minutes.
  3. 3In a food processor or blender, puree the bean mixture and another 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil until the mixture is smooth. Season to taste with salt and black pepper. Serve warm with crostini, pita chips, or vegetable crudités.
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