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
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.
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.
Season with salt, pepper and additional red pepper flakes or hot sauce, if needed or desired.
Starch: 1/2Fat: 1/2