It’s almost the weekend!  Looking for a simple, guilt-free appetizer for your next party or book club? Look no further!  Just 2 ingredients- you can’t go wrong.  White beans offer a smoother texture than traditional chick peass and boast plenty of protein and fiber.  Use Great Northern, Navy or Cannellini beans and your favorite pesto.  This dip can be served with pita chips, bread or fresh veggies.


One (15 oz) can Great Northern or other white bean (drained and rinsed)

½ cup prepared/jarred pesto



  1. Place beans and pesto in a food processor or Kitchenade.
  2. Blend on pulse setting until mixture is smooth.
  3. Serve with bread, pretzels, crackers or fresh vegetables.


Makes 16 (2 Tbsp) servings.  Nutrition facts per serving:  108 calories, 3.2 grams fat, 14.7 grams carbohydrate, 5.7 grams protein, 4.7 grams fiber, 2 mg cholesterol, 47 mg sodium.

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