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Tuscan White Beans with Roasted Garlic and Chives


Recipe Summary

Recipe Servings: 4 portions Recipe Preparation Time: 5 minutes Recipe Cook Time: 0 minutes


1 pound white beans, soaked overnight and rinsed 1/2 cup chives 4 cloves roasted garlic, peeled 3/4 cup Lucini® Premium Select Extra Virgin Olive Oil® Salt and freshly ground pepper 5 cloves garlic, peeled and crushed 1 red onion


Add soaked beans to a large pot with the five cloves of garlic (raw, peeled and crushed) and the onion. Cover with two quarts of water and add 1/2 teaspoon of salt. Cook over medium high heat until tender. Once cooked, drain and discard the garlic and onion. In food processor add cooked beans with half of the Lucini® Premium Select Extra Virgin Olive Oil®. Process for about 2 minutes until smooth. Then add chives and four cloves of roasted garlic along with the remaining extra virgin olive oil. Process for 1 minute. Taste for seasoning. Add salt and pepper. Add more of the extra virgin olive oil if necessary for a smoother texture. Serve as a spread for bread or as a vegetable dip. Easy to prepare appetizer or as part of a relaxed brunch

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