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Easy Parmesan white bean dip

Gina is the author of the food blog, Running to the Kitchen where she shares healthy, whole food recipes in a fun, approachable way. She works full time as a consultant in higher education. When not in the kitchen, she enjoys CrossFit, r...

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This Parmesan white bean dip is a fun twist on typical bean dip recipes and it's a perfect choice for your holiday party spreads.

 Easy parmesan white bean dip

Every party needs a great dip on the appetizer table. This easy Parmesan and white bean dip is a delicious way to change things up from the usual suspects. The addition of sage makes it perfect for the holidays.

Easy Parmesan white bean dip recipe

Serves 8


  • 1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 (15 ounce) can cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • 4-5 leaves fresh sage
  • 1/2 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


  1. Combine all ingredients except olive oil in a food processor and process until smooth.
  2. With the food processor running, slowly drizzle in the olive oil until fully incorporated and the mixture becomes smooth and "dip-like" in consistency.
  3. Check for seasoning and add salt and pepper accordingly.
  4. Serve with crackers and/or vegetables and garnish with olive oil, sage and/or more freshly grated Parmesan.

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