white bean spread
Serves: makes about 1.5 cups
  • 1 can cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 2-4 tablespoons fresh lemon juice (about 1 lemon)
  • about ½ teaspoon lemon zest
  • salt & pepper, to taste
  • a bit of water, if necessary to thin
  • optional: toss in some herbs: rosemary for winter, basil for spring, etc
  1. Puree all ingredients in a food processor or blender. Taste and adjust seasonings. Slather on bread & serve with sandwich fixings of your choice. Mine (pictured), is avocado, arugula & hemp seeds.
Recipe by Love and Lemons at https://www.loveandlemons.com/avocado-white-bean-spread/