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All you need are five simple ingredients to make this tasty vegan bean dip! It mixes up in just 20 minutes and makes a tasty treat everyone will love to dip into. White bean dip is perfect for game day, movie night, simple lunches and so much more!

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Bean dips are one of those all-purpose dishes that work when eating plant-based meals! Serve it up as a dip with your favorite dippers such as pita chips, homemade vegan crackers, and more! 

But it also works as a spread you can add to bread (instead of vegan butter) to make a tasty breakfast toast, or a great protein-based spread to add to sandwiches of all flavors!

If you enjoy this vegan white bean dip you might also enjoy this curry white bean dip or chipotle white bean dip.

Why This Recipe Works

  • Only five ingredients.
  • Takes only twenty minutes to make.
  • Budget-friendly homemade bean dip.
  • Perfect for meal prep.

What Goes Into This Recipe

Five easy ingredients are all you need to make a batch of this vegan cannellini bean dip recipe.

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  • Raw almonds: Gives the dip a unique flavor!
  • Olive oil: The perfect healthy oil for making this recipe.
  • Garlic: Fresh garlic cloves are definitely the best option for flavor!
  • Rosemary: A slightly woody herb that adds tons of flavor to the dip.
  • Cannellini beans: Perfect for blending up to a creamy white bean dip.

How To Make Vegan Bean Dip

  • 1) Toast the almonds in a skillet over medium-high heat until they begin to brown. Shake the pan constantly to prevent burning. When ready, set them aside. 
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  • 2) Heat the olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Add the garlic and rosemary, and saute until fragrant.
  • 3) Add the almonds to a food processor or blender and blend until it becomes nearly a powder, then add the garlic mixture. If it’s not creamy enough, add 1 to 2 tablespoons of water.

Expert Tips

  • Make sure to drain and rinse the beans before adding them in!
  • Use fresh rosemary and fresh garlic for the best flavor.
  • A blender or food processor works best for making a creamy white bean dip.
  • Store in a jar or airtight container for up to five days in the refrigerator.
  • Versatile bean spread! You can use it like hummus or as a dip – try layering it in tomato-topped bruschetta, or use it as a spread for sandwiches.

FAQs

What’s the best cannellini beans substitute? 

If you can’t find cannellini you can use another white bean such as northern beans, canary beans, or navy beans. Pinto beans will work also work well as its mild in flavor though their color is a bit darker.

Can you freeze bean dip?

Yes, you can! Extend the shelf life of your bean dip by freezing it for up to three months in an airtight container. Allow it to thaw out and remix before serving.

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How to Serve

This vegan bean dip is great for groups so serve it up for any game day gathering, movie night, or backyard party! It’s also handy for meals during the week. Here are some ways to use it:

How to Store

Store the leftovers in a jar or airtight container for up to five days in the refrigerator or extend the shelf life by freezing it for up to three months.

More Vegan Dip Recipes

Photos by Alfonso Revilla

Vegan Bean Dip

5 from 35 votes
Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 10 mins
Total: 20 mins
Servings: 8 servings
All you need are five simple ingredients to make this tasty vegan bean dip! It mixes up in just 20 minutes and makes a tasty treat everyone will love to dip into. White bean dip is perfect for game day, movie night, simple lunches and so much more!

Ingredients 

  • ¼ cup of raw almonds
  • ¼ cup of olive oil
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 1 Tablespoon of chopped fresh rosemary
  • 30 ounces of cannellini beans rinsed and drained

Instructions 

  • Toast almonds in a skillet over medium-high heat for 2 to 3 minutes, or until they begin to brown, shaking the pan constantly. Set aside.
  • Heat oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Add garlic and rosemary, and saute until fragrant.
  • Add the almonds to a food processor or blender and blend until it becomes nearly a powder, then add the garlic mixture. If it’s not creamy enough, add 1 to 2 tablespoons of water.

Notes

  • Make sure to drain and rinse the beans before adding them in!
  • Use fresh rosemary and fresh garlic for the best flavor.
  • A blender or food processor works best for making a creamy white bean dip.
  • Store in a jar or airtight container for up to five days in the refrigerator.

Nutrition

Calories: 209kcalCarbohydrates: 24gProtein: 9gFat: 9gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 0.001gSodium: 6mgPotassium: 522mgFiber: 6gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 7IUVitamin C: 0.4mgCalcium: 93mgIron: 3mg

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Additional Info

Course: Dips and Sauces
Cuisine: American
Method: Blend
Diet: Vegan
Keywords: appetizer, bean recipes, cannellini beans, dip recipes, game day, party food, quick recipes, under 30 minutes, vegan bean dip, vegan recipes, vegetarian recipes, white bean dip
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