White bean and fennel dip

White bean and fennel dip

6 ratings

Gani, bartender


„This quick and easy dip is the ultimate party snack. Fennel is a perfect contrast to the mild nutty flavor of the white beans.“

Difficulty

Easy 👌
15
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-8+
1 tsp
fennel seeds
800 g
white beans (canned)
1 clove
garlic
25 g
Parmesan cheese
1
fennel
120 ml
olive oil
1 tbsp
water
salt
pepper
assorted sliced vegetables for serving
Metric
Imperial
  • 1 tsp fennel seeds
  • 800 g white beans (canned)
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 25 g Parmesan cheese
  • 1  fennel
  • 120 ml olive oil
  • 1 tbsp water
  • salt
  • pepper
  • assorted sliced vegetables for serving

Utensils

  • frying pan
  • food processor
  • serving bowl
  • fine grater
  • citrus press
  • colander
  • cutting board
  • knife

Enjoy with

Oaked Chardonnay, Napa Valley
This full-bodied white wine will compliment the heartiness of this dip with warm notes of tropical fruits and vanilla.

Nutrition per serving

Cal
243
Protein
9g
Fat
18g
Carb
12g

Step 1/4

Toast the fennel seeds in a frying pan over medium heat until fragrant. Set aside to cool slightly. Zest and juice the lemon and set aside. Drain and rinse the white beans.
  • 1 tsp fennel seeds
  • 1 lemon (juice and zest)
  • 800 white beans (canned)
  • frying pan
  • fine grater
  • citrus press
  • colander

Toast the fennel seeds in a frying pan over medium heat until fragrant. Set aside to cool slightly. Zest and juice the lemon and set aside. Drain and rinse the white beans.

Step 2/4

Remove fennel fronds from stalks; discard stalks and transfer fronds to a food processor along with the seeds. Slice fennel bulb into wedges for serving along with any other vegetables you prefer and set aside.
  • 1 fennel bulb with fronds
  • assorted sliced vegetables for serving
  • food processor
  • cutting board
  • knife

Remove fennel fronds from stalks; discard stalks and transfer fronds to a food processor along with the seeds. Slice fennel bulb into wedges for serving along with any other vegetables you prefer and set aside.

Step 3/4

Add white beans, garlic, some lemon juice and zest, and cheese to food processor, as well. Blend until smooth, then stream olive oil and water in as you continue to blend.
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp lemon zest
  • 25 Parmesan cheese
  • 120 ml olive oil
  • 1 tbsp water
  • food processor

Add white beans, garlic, some lemon juice and zest, and cheese to food processor, as well. Blend until smooth, then stream olive oil and water in as you continue to blend.

Step 4/4

Once combined, taste and adjust seasoning as desired. Transfer dip to a serving bowl and serve alongside sliced raw vegetables. Enjoy!
  • salt
  • pepper

Once combined, taste and adjust seasoning as desired. Transfer dip to a serving bowl and serve alongside sliced raw vegetables. Enjoy!