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butter bean dip

Creamy Butter Bean Dip

This butter bean dip is very tasty, healthy, and vegan. The creamy texture makes it good for a dip. Also, it is very easy to make. This is such a healthy dip filled with superfood ingredients.
Course Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine gluten-free, vegan, vegetarian
Keyword beans, butter bean, dip, garlic, Gluten-free, olive oil, Vegan, vegetarian
Author Diana Herrington


  • 1 cup butter beans cooked
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 onion finely chopped
  • 1/2 Garlic Cloves finely chopped
  • Himalayan salt to taste
  • few sprigs of fresh parsley chopped
  • olives or green onions for garnish


  • First cook beans according to the recipe on how to cook beans.
  • Mash the butter beans until they are smooth and creamy.*
  • Finely chop the onions and garlic.
  •  Add the rest of the ingredients.
  • Mix together until well-blended.
  • Adjust seasoning to taste (salt, Lemon juice, olive oil, garlic).
  • If you are using parsley as your garnish, finely chop a few springs of parsley.
  •  Put into a decorative bowl and garnish with green onions or olives or parsley.
  • Serve your butter bean dip with corn chips, wholemeal crackers or slices of raw vegetables which is my favourite way to eat a dip.


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* you could use a blender to mash the beans but when I developed this recipe I did not have one by choice so I mashed them by hand! Garnish the dip with Green onions, olives or parsley.
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