Peppery greens and garlic enliven a creamy white bean puree; serve with crostini or breadsticks, strips of red bell pepper and black and green olives.

Source: EatingWell Magazine, November/December 1994


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Combine beans, oil, thyme, lemon juice and garlic in a food processor and process until smooth.

  • Transfer the bean puree to a small bowl. Stir in arugula or watercress. Season with salt and pepper.

Nutrition Facts

1 tablespoon
20 calories; protein 0.8g; carbohydrates 2.2g; dietary fiber 0.7g; sugars 0.1g; fat 1.2g; saturated fat 0.2g; vitamin a iu 9.8IU; vitamin c 0.4mg; folate 11.2mcg; calcium 7.7mg; iron 0.2mg; magnesium 0.3mg; potassium 41.3mg; sodium 43.9mg.

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