Make this for: Snack
Category: Gravies & Sauces
This Recipe Makes: 6 Serving(s)

A delicious dip for vegetables, packed with garlic flavor, broccoli florets, cannellini beans and flavored with lemon, green onion, red pepper flakes, salt and black pepper.

What you’ll need
4 med garlic cloves, unpeeled3 tsp. extra virgin olive oil, divided1/8 tsp. dried crushed red pepper flakes or a few drops hot pepper sauce2 1/2 cup broccoli florets1 cup canned low-sodium cannellini beans, rinsed and drained1 tbsp. fresh lemon juice1 tbsp. green onion, minced1/8 tsp. salt1/4 tsp. black pepper

Step 1
Preheat oven to 350-degrees. Combine garlic, 1-teaspoon oil and crushed red pepper in small foil packet, sealing well. Bake until garlic is tender, about 35 minutes. Cool slightly; squeeze garlic out of skins.
Step 2
Meanwhile, steam broccoli florets in microwave until very tender, about two minutes. Rinse with cold water to stop cooking; drain. Transfer to blender or food processor. Add beans, lemon juice, green onion, garlic mixture and remaining oil. Puree until smooth.
Step 3
Season with salt, pepper and additional red pepper flakes or hot sauce, if needed or desired.

Diabetic Exchanges
Starch: 1/2Fat: 1/2