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White Bean Garlic Dip

This White Bean Garlic Dip is infused with rosemary for an undeniably tasty appetizer. It’s easy, healthy, and perfect for spreading onto pita chips, baguettes, or even sandwiches. Great as a party dip.

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Super Bowl is right around the corner, and we love any excuse to party!

This long awaited game day comes at a tricky time of year; it enters right on the heels of everyone still recovering from the richly indulgent holiday menus.

Or maybe that’s just me, but please say it isn’t so.

I didn’t make any health nut food resolutions (obviously) but I do feel inclined to put a block on the idea of an entire Game Day menu completely revolved around nap-inducing eats…

Close - up of White Bean Garlic Dip with Chopped Rosemary

That’s not to say we wouldn’t eagerly partake of some luscious 7-layer Mexican dip.  Keeping it real.

But how about bringing in a few dips and apps that are yummy and healthy to even things out a bit?

A happy merger?

Cue this White Bean Garlic Dip. It’s smooth, creamy, packs a nutritious punch, and is a great app for those who are minimizing their refills of bottomless cheesy deep fried offerings.

Most importantly, this dip is irresistibly delicious.

White Bean Garlic Dip

It’s the perfect dip to spread onto your favorite sliced baguettes, pita chips, or even fresh veggie sticks if you’re so inclined.

I love having an array of crackers and sliced breads to slather a thick layer of White Bean Garlic Dip onto. Totally guiltless.

Sometimes I make an extra big batch so I can use leftovers as a mouthwatering sandwich spread. YUM.

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This White Bean Garlic Dip boasts a beautiful harmony of white beans and garlic (surprise,) spices,lemon, olive oil, and fresh rosemary.

The Rosemary doesn’t overpower the flavor of the overall dish, but it lends an earthy and fragrant aroma that sets it apart from other bean dips.

Add as much or as little as you like.


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White Bean Garlic Dip with Chopped Rosemary

White Bean Garlic Dip

4.25 from 4 ratings
This White Bean Garlic Dip is a perfect appetizer or snack when you want healthy yet delicious. Chock full of nutritious ingredients yet full of flavor, this dip is great for spreading on crackers, pita chips, or breads. It's also delish as a sandwich spread.
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 16 servings (about 4 cups)
Author: Amy Dong


  • 3 cans white beans, 15 oz each, drained, liquid reserved
  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil, plus more to taste
  • 4 cloves garlic, chopped
  • ¾ tsp table salt and freshly ground black pepper, plus more to taste
  • zest of half of a lemon
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 ½ tsp chopped fresh rosemary


  • In the bowl of a large food processor, combine all ingredients. Process until mixture is smooth and creamy. Add desired amount of reserved liquid from white beans, if you want to thin it out to desired consistency. Add more salt and pepper to taste.
  • Serve with crackers, pita chips, or sliced baguettes. Leftover dip is great as a sandwich spread. Can be kept chilled in airtight container for several days. Can also be made ahead of time, up to 1-2 days ahead.

Nutrition (per serving)

Calories: 122kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.5g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 113mg | Potassium: 366mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 0.3g | Vitamin A: 0.5IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 60mg | Iron: 2mg
Course: Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine: Mediterranean

 Source: Chew Out Loud

Here are a few other game day favorites. From healthy to indulgent 🙂

  1. Black Bean Avocado Salsa/Dip. This is one of my all time faves for gatherings or just for our own snacking satisfaction. It’s absolutely scrumptious and healthy. Make a double batch, it’s that good.


  1. Hot Imitation Crab Dip. When you want a hot, creamy crab dip that won’t bust the wallet, give this one a try. It’s flavorful and best served hot. Delicious over crackers and breads.

Hot Crab dip

  1. Hot Spinach and Artichoke Dip. It’s got spinach and artichokes in it, so it’s semi-healthy 🙂 But 100% scrumptious all the way. Addiction highly likely.

Hot Spinach Artichoke Dip 2

  1. Sriracha Buffalo Chicken Dip. The guys really like this one, with its bold and spicy flavor. Plus, it’s packed with meat. Let’s be real, us girls dig this creamy dip also.

Sriracha Buffalo Chicken Dip 2

  1. 7-Layer Mexican Dip. Yeah, no claims on being waist friendly, but it’s worth a bit of splurge for this awesome dip. It’s a party in your mouth with every single bite. Adore and swoon.

7-Layer Mexican Dip 2

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    • becausefoodislove

    This sounds so delicious! I love homemade dips. So much better and healthier than store bought.

      • chewoutloud

      I’m right there with you! Thanks for coming over today 🙂

    • Lauren Tatarchuk

    Looks DELICIOUS! Thank you so much for sharing, I’m going to try it right now! I was wondering how long this would last in 1. A Mason Jar or 2. On like a rice cake in a plastic container? Thank you so much! 🙂

      • chewoutloud

      It usually lasts in an airtight container (preferably glass) for several days to a week. Enjoy, Lauren, and thanks for coming over today!

    • Carol at Wild Goose Tea

    If I didn’t mention it before I am now. I live in Seahawks country. Sooooo dips, snacks et al has been a food genre that has been grabbing my attention for several weeks now. This looks wonderful!

      • chewoutloud

      Absolutely, Carol! 🙂 🙂

    • thehungrymum

    I am just crazy for a good dip! These all look amazing.

      • chewoutloud

      Thanks so much, hungrymum! 🙂 🙂

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