Need a quick appetizer but don't want to make a trip to the store? Look no further than that can of white beans in your pantry. Warmed with olive oil and spices, they're an elegant yet incredibly easy treat.
Nutrition per serving may change if servings are adjusted.
1 (15 ounce) can white beans, rinsed
1 cup extra-virgin olive oil
3 lemon slices
2 small red dried chiles
1 bay leaf
1 teaspoon cracked whole black peppercorns
Pinch of salt
Combine beans, oil, lemon, chiles, bay leaf and peppercorns in a small saucepan. Cook over medium heat until heated through, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat and add salt; let stand at room temperature for 20 minutes before serving.
To make ahead: Refrigerate for up to 3 days. Bring to room temperature before serving.
145 calories;14 g fat(2 g sat); 1 g fiber; 3 g carbohydrates; 1 g protein; 0 mcg folate; 0 mg cholesterol; 0 g sugars; 0 g added sugars; 1 IU vitamin A; 0 mg vitamin C; 8 mg calcium; 0 mg iron; 13 mg sodium; 49 mg potassium