Garlic White Bean Dip

Roasted Garlic White Bean Dip

My garlic white bean dip recipe is finally here! This quick and simple Roasted Garlic White Bean Dip is the perfect appetizer for your next potluck or holiday party. Just a few ingredients deliver a flavourful dip that guests will swoon for! Serve with fresh veggies or savory flax crackers for a tasty starter or serve this cold with crackers and watch as it is eaten up!


  • 1/2 tbsp oil for cooking
  • 4-5 cloves garlic, peeled and finely minced
  • 15 oz white beans (e.g Cannellini), preferably freshly cooked
  • 1 tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp water
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp rosemary powder
  • Pinch of hot paprika or red chili pepper
  • Sea salt and black pepper, to taste


  1. Add the cooking oil to a small skillet over medium-low heat.
  2. Sweat garlic for about 2 minutes or until light gold in color. Be careful not to brown or burn the garlic or it will turn bitter. Set aside.
  3. Combine all remaining ingredients in a food processor and blend until smooth.
  4. Add another tablespoon of water if the dip appears to be too dry.
  5. Add roasted garlic to your dip and pulse or top your dip with the roasted garlic and serve with vegetable sticks or crackers.

Roasted Garlic White Bean Dip

Dr. B.J. Hardick

About Dr. B.J. Hardick

Raised in a holistic family, Dr. B.J. Hardick is an organic food fanatic, green living aficionado, and has spent the majority of his life working in natural health care. In 2009, he wrote his first book, Maximized Living Nutrition Plans, which has now been used professionally in over 500 health clinics. Dr. Hardick regularly blogs healthy recipes and holistic health articles on his own website,, and speaks to numerous professional and public audiences every year. In his spare time, he invests his keen interest in sustainable living into urban development in his hometown of London, Ontario. Learn More