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Walnut and white bean dip

Eating walnuts regularly offers plenty of health benefits. Instead of munching on a dry handful, why not make this yummy walnut and white bean dip instead?

Serves 4

Prep Time 3min

Cooking Time 5min

Ingredients

  • 40g walnuts, roughly chopped
  • 400g can cannellini or butter beans
  • 1tbsp extra-virgin olive oil, plus 1tsp to drizzle
  • 1tsp garlic purée or 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • Zest and juice 1 lemon
  • 3tbsp chopped fresh flatleaf parsley
  • Flatbread or vegetable crudités, to serve (optional)

Method

  1. Toast the walnuts in a small dry frying pan over a medium heat for 2–3 min, then transfer all but 1tbsp to a food processor. Drain the beans, reserving 1tbsp liquid, and add both to the blender with the oil, garlic and lemon zest and juice. Blend until smooth. Season with freshly ground black pepper, then add most of the parsley and pulse a few times to combine.
  2. Spoon the mixture into a serving dish, drizzle with oil and scatter over the reserved nuts and parsley. Serve with flatbread or vegetable crudités.

Nutrition per serving

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169 5.5g 11g 1.5g 5g 1g 0g 26mg 7.8g 1.5mg

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