After enjoying the edamame dip last week I was in the mood for more dip and I was thinking that this time I would try a white bean dip. White bean dips are generally pretty simple with very few ingredients and they form a great base or platform that you can build on by adding flavour. I had an extra red pepper in the fridge and I thought that a roasted red pepper white bean dip would be a great idea. Roasting red peppers concentrates their flavour and they become a really nice savoury kind of sweet that would go well in a bean dip. This bean dip was as easy to make as pureeing every thing in the food processor and it turned out great! It was so nice and creamy and full of the roasted red pepper flavour! It is sometimes hard to believe that something so simple, with so few ingredients can be so good! I enjoyed the roasted red pepper white bean dip with some whole pitas but you could also easily use it as a spread or a condiment. I bet it would go great in a sandwich.
White Bean and Roasted Red Pepper Dip
- 1/2 19 ounce can white beans
- 1 roasted red pepper
- 2 cloves of garlic
- 1/2 lemon (zest and juice)
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- salt and pepper to taste
- Puree everything in a food processor until smooth adding water (or more olive oil) to bring it to the consistency that you desire.
Morta Di Fame says
That looks really tasty. Good combo.
What a great idea Kevin! It's so colorful, and flavorful too I bet : )
egg to the apples says
Looks good! My red pepper hummus is pretty close to this recipe.
I love roasted red peppers and the dip sounds delicious.
Rosa's Yummy Yums says
A great dip! A perfect combo!
I see you've been getting your Indian groove on with some previous dishes 🙂
Love the idea of the tom yum tilapia!
Nina Timm says
Pass the crackers and the chips, this looks divine!!!! Maybe even vegetable crudites!!!
It's indeed colourful andhealthy, tasty and filling.
Truly, a good example of "less is more".
This looks wonderful..I love the colour!
This would make nice beans on toast!
That is such a beautiful deep red, it makes me want to eat it.
Wow what a beautiful color. i have done a roasted red pepper dip before but with chickpeas. Roasted red pepper is something which i could use everywhere if i could.
Cookin' Canuck says
What a beautiful color! I'll bet this would also taste delicious smeared on a sandwich.
Cooking with Michele says
I love white bean dips and I love roasted red peppers, so this looks like a natural combo to try. I always buy a full box of peppers at the farmers' market in the fall and roast them all on the grill to freeze – cut them into flat pieces and discard the seeds and stem before roasting to make it easier and faster. They last all winter!
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I simply cannot stop appreciating such healthy and tasty vegetarian recipes. The dip sounds perfect 🙂
Chef Jeena says
Totally love the red colour and I always love your tasty dips Kevin. 🙂
nita scot says
The combo of white bean and roasted red pepper sounds so good. I love dip so I will definitely try this. Thanks Kevin
Tasty Eats At Home says
Mmm….I would eat WAY WAY too much of this stuff!
This looks delicious, Kevin, and so simple!
We Are Not Martha says
Mmm I love making white bean dip but the roasted red peppers must give it an awesome added kick!
The Duo Dishes says
Any roasted pepper dip is going to win us over. Adding the beans is nice for a creamy consistency.
That does sound good. I like playing around with beans in dishes, and roasted red pepper is always so delicious.
Love it! Looks delicious!!!!
This dip looks delicious…actually I am going to try this weekend since we are having some people coming…yummie!
I love the color of this. Perfect for entertaining!
Chef Fresco says
We love white beans. We've recently been basing a lot of hummus recipes with them.
Cooking with Michele: I also like to roast and freeze a ton of red peppers in the fall for use during winter.
beautiful looking dip…sounds so refreshing right now
I love roasted red pepper dips… can't wait to try this one!
I make white bean dips all the time, but I've never added a roasted red pepper. That's perfect!
OK Kevin — Time and time again, you continue to produce all of these really simply constructed, yet truly fabulous recipes!! My sincerest praise and thanks to you.
Ciao Chow Linda says
simple, delicious and beautiful.
Peter M says
I would scoop up this bowl of dip with pita in one sitting.
YUM YUM YUM! And I have all the ingredients!
I make something similar with chick peas.
Just made a batch of beet hummus(pretty pink color),now gonna roast some peppers so I can make this dip tomorrow.Thanks