This smooth, healthy bean dip is a great idea to serve with vegetables as part of an entertaining platter.


  • 800g canned flageolet* beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 cup (125ml) olive oil
  • 1/3 cup (80ml) lemon juice
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • A selection of vegetables for dipping (such as whole baby carrots and radishes, fennel sliced into wedges, blanched green beans)


  1. Place beans, oil, juice and garlic in a food processor. Blend until smooth.
  2. Transfer to a bowl and serve with vegetables on the side for dipping.