Spicy garlic cannellini bean dip recipe

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Our spicy garlic cannellini bean dip is so simple to make and perfect for dipping bread or raw veggies in. A great starter or party food choice

Preparation Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Cost RangeCheap

What could be simpler than this delicious cannellini bean dip? Blend all the ingredients together to make a terrifically tasty dish. Whether spread on crackers, enjoyed with tortilla chips and crudités or used as a sandwich filling, this versatile vegetarian dip is sure to please. The zing of lime and smoked paprika, with a generous portion of garlic all add up to a fabulously full-flavoured choice. Easy, quick and inexpensive to make, who could ask for more? So, if you have 10 mins to spare, why not try rustling up this dip?


  • 1 x 400g tin of cannellini beans
  • 2 cloves of garlic, chopped
  • 2tbsp olive oil
  • Juice of 1lime
  • 1tsp of smoked paprika
  • A little salt and freshly ground black pepper




  1. Blend all the ingredients together until they are smooth.
  2. Spoon into a serving dish and enjoy with some crunchy seeded crackers.
Top Tip for making Spicy garlic cannellini bean dip

Try adding chopped black olives or coriander to the dip for a tasty variation.


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