Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Creamy Artichoke and White Bean Dip

Creamy Artichoke and White Bean Dip - Switch up your normal hummus routine with this delicious artichoke and white bean dip. Eat it with pita chips, fresh veggies, or even on your sandwiches in place of the mayo.
Creamy Artichoke and White Bean Dip - Switch up your normal hummus routine with this delicious artichoke and white bean dip. Eat it with pita chips, fresh veggies, or even on your sandwiches in place of the mayo. From www.bobbiskozykitchen.com


We have had the wackiest summer in Western Washington so far. Our normal gorgeous days of the mid 80's with blue skies, or even the crazy 90's we had last year, are nothing but memories. Today it is hazy gray and in the mid 60's 

I want to go to the beach and stick my toes in the sand  I want to kick back with a book in the sun  But instead I am stuck inside watching binge watching old episodes of Project Runway #dontjudge

So instead of thinking about some cool summer cocktails, or a new recipe for the grill, I want to sit in my yoga pants on the sofa and eat lots and lots of munchies.


Creamy Artichoke and White Bean Dip - Switch up your normal hummus routine with this delicious artichoke and white bean dip. Eat it with pita chips, fresh veggies, or even on your sandwiches in place of the mayo. From www.bobbiskozykitchen.com

Now, we all know that can be dangerous, especially when I am trying to get rid of these extra pounds I put on from be down and out with my anemia. That means some creativity needs to come into play so I don't just say screw it and buy a big bag of Doritos.

Now, I loves me some hummus, and have a few recipes for it on the blog already like Roasted JalapeƱo HummusRoasted Red Pepper and Garlic HummusZummus (Zucchini Hummus), and even Avocado Hummus from back before I developed my allergy to avocados 

But I love to mix it up with different kinds of beans in place of the chickpeas like this Roasted Garlic White Bean DipChipotle White Bean Dip, or Chipotle Black Bean Dip. So when I was trying to think of something that would satisfy my snacking cravings, but also be good for me, I went straight to the cupboard to see what kind of beans I might have hanging around. 

I had black beans, and cannelini beans, and then I spied the artichoke hearts. The little wheels in my head started spinning and before I knew it I had the food processor out and ingredients were going in. 

Creamy Artichoke and White Bean Dip - Switch up your normal hummus routine with this delicious artichoke and white bean dip. Eat it with pita chips, fresh veggies, or even on your sandwiches in place of the mayo. From www.bobbiskozykitchen.com

You see, once you get the hang of making homemade hummus/bean dip, it is pretty easy to tweek it to suit the ingredients you want to use. I wanted to keep this pretty straight forward since I love the flavor of artichoke, but you could add just about any seasoning you want. 

Want to give it an Italian twist, add some basil and parmesan cheese. Want to go mediterranean? How about some sundried tomatoes with a few olives to add some saltiness. My mind could go on and on, and usually does. But, like I said, I decided to go basic. 

Just as I was done zippin' it all together, and getting it set up to take some perty pictures, my daughter got home from work, she was happy to get some bean dip, and I was happy to have a hand model  

Creamy Artichoke and White Bean Dip - Switch up your normal hummus routine with this delicious artichoke and white bean dip. Eat it with pita chips, fresh veggies, or even on your sandwiches in place of the mayo. From www.bobbiskozykitchen.com

Creamy Artichoke and White Bean Dip

Bobbi Burleson
Creamy Artichoke and White Bean Dip - Switch up your normal hummus routine with this delicious artichoke and white bean dip. Eat it with pita chips, fresh veggies, or even on your sandwiches in place of the mayo. From www.bobbiskozykitchen.com

Switch up your normal hummus routine with this delicious artichoke and white bean dip. Eat it with pita chips, fresh veggies, or even on your sandwiches in place of the mayo.

Ingredients

  • 1 (15-ounce) can artichokes, drained
  • 1 (15-ounce) can cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 1 tablespoons tahini
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • Kosher salt
  • Fresh cracked black pepper
  • 1/4 cup olive oil, plus more for garnish
  • Fresh parsley leaves, chopped for garnish

Equipment Used

Instructions

  1. Place the artichoke, beans, lemon juice, tahini, garlic, salt, and pepper, into the bowl of a food processor. Pulse until well blended, then stream in the olive oil, using more or less to get to the consistency you desire.
  2. Spoon the dip into a swerving bowl. Drizzle with olive oil, and sprinkle with chopped parsley.
Prep Time: 00 hrs. 10 mins.
Cook time: 00 hrs. 00 mins.
Total time: 10 mins.
Tags: appetizer, dip, beans, healthy, vegetarian, vegan, gluten free

Serving size is 4 tablespoons

Nutritional information via Calorie Count


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2 comments:

  1. Instead of parsley leaves, try celery leaves. Better taste!

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    1. Oh yes, when I have celery leaves available I love to use them to garnish.

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