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Warm Semi-dried Tomato and Cannellini Bean Dip

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Serves 6-8

1 tablespoon olive oil
1 onion, finely chopped
2 cloves garlic, peeled and chopped
400g can cannellini or butter beans, undrained
¼ cup chopped semi-dried tomatoes
sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
extra olive oil, for drizzling
grissini or crostini, for serving


Heat oil in a saucepan and fry onion and garlic until softened.

Add beans and simmer for 5-10 minutes until softened.

Allow to cool slightly and puree in a food processor or mash with a fork.

Before serving, return to the saucepan, warm gently and fold in half the semi-dried tomatoes. Spoon into a serving bowl.

Top with remaining semi-dried tomatoes, drizzle with oil and sprinkle with pepper. Serve with grissini sticks.

Warm Semi-dried Tomato and Cannellini Bean Dip