A elegant twist on a classic – this white bean hummus can cross over from a pre-dinner snack to a side dish to stay on your holiday table throughout the night.
2 garlic cloves
1 tsp chopped fresh rosemary
2 (15.5-ounce) cans great Northern beans, rinsed and drained
3 tbsp lemon juice
3 tbsp tahini
3/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp ground red pepper
1/4 cup olive oil
Garnish: paprika and/or cayenne pepper (optional)
Pulse garlic and rosemary in a food processor 3 or 4 times or until minced.
Add beans lemon juice, tahini, salt and pepper; process until smooth, stopping to scrape
Pour olive oil gradually through food chute with processor running; process until
mixture is smooth.
Cover and chill 1-2 hours. Garnish, if desired.
Yield 3 cups