Simple & satisfying, a welcome addition to any picnic or party!
Prep Time: 5-10 minutes
Pairs well with: Chili - Lime Pita Chips
1 (540ml /19fl oz.) can of white kidney beans (Cannellini beans)
3-4 tbsp olive oil
Juice of one large lemon or 2 tbsp lemon juice
2 cloves of garlic crushed or 2 tsp minced
½ tbsp smoked paprika
½ tbsp ground cumin or 3-5 drops cumin oil
Salt and pepper to taste
Rinse and drain beans.
In a blender or food processor combine beans, 3 tbsp of oil, lemon juice and garlic, process until smooth. If the mixture is lumpy add an additional tbsp of oil and blend until smooth.
Add paprika, cumin, salt and pepper and give the mixture a final blend until all seasonings are incorporated. Spoon mixture into a bowl and stir to ensure all ingredients are well incorporated.
Garnish with fresh herbs or a sprinkling of paprika, serve with crackers, bread and/or cut vegetables.
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