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White Bean Dip

A twist on your favorite bean dip!

white mean dip 8-min

Bean dips are an absolute classic appetizer. A sure hit at any party whether it’s a pre-made dip or a hot and steamy homemade version fresh out of the oven. You really can’t go wrong with the beans and cheese combo. The traditional pinto and black bean take will always have a prominent place in our recipe collection, but this White Bean Dip definitely gives the classics a run for their money! With mozzarella and parmesan cheese mixed in, it doesn’t skimp on the good stuff and garlic and onion provide the perfect bite to balance out all the creaminess. The results are out of this world good!

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The recipe couldn’t be much easier to throw together. You’ll add the beans and the rest of the ingredients to a food processor or blender, saving a bit of cheese for the top. Pulse until the mixture is totally smooth and transfer it to the baking dish of your choice. Then you’ll load up the top with the remaining cheese and pop the dip in the oven for about 30 minutes. Once the top is turning golden brown and the beans are bubblings you’ll know it’s done. Time to dig in!

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This dip is definitely best hot out of the oven, but we won’t turn it down at room temperature either. If it’s going to be sitting out at a party, warming it in a slow cooker set on low is a great way to keep it toasty. Though, with how tasty it is it probably won’t last long enough to cool off. Give this recipe a try and we’re sure you’ll have a new favorite!

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white bean dip 11-min

Serve 8

10m prep time

30m cook time

Rated 3 out of 5
Rated by 2 reviewers
  • 15oz can white beans
  • 2 tablespoons sweet onion, finely chopped
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • ¼ cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1-2 tablespoons water, as needed
  • ½ cup mozzarella, for topping
  • 2 tablespoons parmesan, for topping
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F and grease a pie dish or 8x8 baking dish.
  2. In a large food processor, add all ingredients other than the topping cheeses. Pulse until smooth and evenly combined. Add more water a tablespoon at a time if the consistency is too thick.
  3. Spoon bean mixture into the prepared dish and top with the remaining cheese.
  4. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until bubbling and golden brown.
  5. Serve hot with tortilla chips or crackers.

Recipe adapted from

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