White Bean Dip with Parsley Oil Recipe

White Bean Dip with Parsley Oil Recipe

How To Make White Bean Dip with Parsley Oil

Best with pita chips, enjoy a creamy and herbed side in this white bean dip, made with blended dried white beans, garlic, and homemade parsley oil.

Preparation: 25 minutes
Cooking: 2 hours
Total: 2 hours 25 minutes



  • 1cupdried white beans
  • 4clovesgarlic
  • 1thyme sprig
  • 1bay leaf
  • ¾cupextra virgin olive oil
  • salt and freshly ground pepper,to taste
  • 1cupflat leaf parsley leaves
  • 1cupcelery leaves
  • flatbread,or pita chips, for serving


  1. In a medium saucepan, cover the beans with 2-inches of water. Add the garlic, thyme, and bay leaf and bring to a boil.

  2. Simmer the beans over low heat, stirring occasionally, for about 2 hours until tender. Add more water as necessary to keep the beans covered by 2-inches.

  3. Drain the beans and reserve the garlic and ⅓ cup of the cooking liquid. Transfer the beans, garlic, cooking liquid, and ¼ cup of the olive oil to a food processor and puree. Season with salt and pepper.

  4. In a mini food processor, combine the parsley and celery leaves with the remaining olive oil and puree. Season with salt and pepper.

  5. Transfer the white bean dip to a shallow bowl and make a well in the center of the dip with the back of a spoon. Pour the parsley oil into the well and serve with flatbread or pita chips.


  • Calories: 217.45kcal
  • Fat: 16.49g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.30g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 11.87g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.80g
  • Carbohydrates: 13.55g
  • Fiber: 3.59g
  • Sugar: 0.54g
  • Protein: 5.19g
  • Sodium: 116.53mg
  • Calcium: 69.82mg
  • Potassium: 438.20mg
  • Iron: 3.06mg
  • Vitamin A: 51.46µg
  • Vitamin C: 16.84mg
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