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White Bean Dip with Pita Chips Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Karen Cole
Added: Monday, July 27, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
4 pita breads, split horizontally in half
2 tbsp. plus 1/3 cup olive oil
1 tsp dried oregano
1-1/2 tsp. salt, plus more to taste.
1-1/4 tsp. freshly ground black pepper, plus more to taste.
1 (15-ounce) can cannelloni beans, drained and rinsed
1/4 cup (loosely packed) fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves
2 tbsp. fresh lemon juice (from about 1/2 lemon)
1 garlic clove

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Cut each pita half into 8 wedges. Arrange the pita wedges evenly over a large baking sheet. Brush the pita wedges with 2 tablespoons of the oil, then sprinkle with the oregano and 1 teaspoon each of the salt and pepper. Bake for 8 minutes, then turn the pita wedges over and bake until they are crisp and golden, about 8 minutes longer.

Meanwhile, in the bowl of a food processor, combine the beans, parsley, lemon juice, garlic and the remaining 1/2 teaspoon of sale and 1/4 teaspoon of pepper. Pulse on and off until the mixture is coarsely chopped. With the machine running, gradually mix in the remaining 1/3 cup of oil until the mixture is creamy. Season the puree with more salt and pepper to taste. Transfer the puree to a small bowl and serve the pita toasts warm or at room temperature alongside.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6 Appetizer Servings
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
The pita wedges and bean puree can be made 1 day ahead. Store the pita wedges airtight at room temperature. Cover and refrigerate the bean puree.

 

 

 

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