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White Bean Pesto Spread RecipeWhite Bean Pesto Spread

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White Bean Pesto Spread Recipe

This dip allows you to serve a healthier option at holiday parties. It is loaded with beans that provide plant-based protein and fiber. The nuts and olive oil add heart-healthy fats. It’s a delicious snack served with whole grain crackers or vegetables.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
160
Calories
% Daily Value*
15%
Total Fat 9.9g
8%Saturated Fat 1.6g
Trans Fat 0g
1%
Cholesterol 3mg
8%
Sodium 176mg
4%
Total Carbohydrate 12.2g
14%
Dietary Fiber 4g
Sugars 0.2g
Protein 6.4g
Vitamin C 0%Vitamin A 2%
Iron 11%Calcium 10%
*
The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Yield: 6 servings

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 (15 oz.) can low-sodium white kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/3 cup chopped toasted walnuts
  • ¼ cup packed basil leaves
  • ¼ cup freshly grated parmesan cheese
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp ground black pepper
  • Crackers or sliced vegetables for serving

Directions

  1. Place all ingredients in a food processor. Puree on high until smooth.
  2. Transfer to a bowl. Serve with crackers or sliced vegetables.
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