Sunday, August 5, 2012

Healthy Artichoke Dip with Cannellini Beans

Looking for a healthy and delicious snack packed with good for you ingredients? Try this recipe for Artichoke Dip with Cannellini Beans.

Cannellini beans are loaded with nutrients your body needs. They help reduce cholesterol, prevent headaches and give you energy to spare.

They are a traditional Italian bean, (a haricot bean which is the edible pod or seed of any of several beans, especially the kidney bean), that have an indescribable nutty flavor.

Artichoke Dip with Cannellini Beans 

Ingredients

1 15 ounce can artichoke hearts in water, rinsed and drained
3/4 cup cannellini beans, rinsed and drained
1/4 cup chopped frozen spinach, thawed and drained well
2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
2 tablespoons greek yogurt
2 tablespoons part-skim ricotta
1/2 teaspoon olive oil
1/8 teaspoon garlic powder


Directions

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

Rinse and drain the beans.
 
Combine all the ingredients in a food processor or blender and pulse to a rough puree (the texture of bean dip). 


Spread the dip in a shallow ovenproof serving dish and bake for 30 minutes. 


Serve warm with pita chips.
Listening to: Incubus - Have You Ever 
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2 comments:

  1. WOW!!! I WILL HAVE TO MAKE THIS ASAP!

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  2. this looks great i cant wait to make this friday for my wine and cheese!

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