Parmesan-White Bean Dip

Parmesan-White Bean Dip

Betty Crocker's Diabetes Cookbook and Betty Crocker's Heart Healthy Cookbook share a recipe! Use beans as a base for this dip to keep the fat low and offer the added benefit of fiber.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

15

Minutes

Makes

28

servings

1
tablespoon olive or canola oil
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
2
teaspoons chopped fresh or 1 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1
can (19 oz) Progresso® cannellini beans, drained, rinsed
1/3
to 1/2 cup Progresso® chicken broth (from 32-oz carton) or white wine
2
tablespoons chopped fresh Italian (flat-leaf) parsley
1
cup shredded Parmesan cheese (3 3/4 oz)
7
dozen carrot sticks, if desired
  1. In heavy 2-quart saucepan, heat oil over medium heat. Add garlic and thyme; cook 1 to 2 minutes, stirring constantly, until garlic is light golden. Remove from heat.
  2. Add beans and broth to saucepan. Partially mash beans with potato masher. Stir in parsley. Heat over medium-low heat, stirring occasionally, until bean mixture is thoroughly heated. Stir in cheese until melted. Serve warm with carrot sticks.
Makes 28 servings (1 tablespoon dip and 3 carrot sticks each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Serve-With
Go ahead and dunk celery sticks and cucumber slices into this dip without adding to your carb choices. You can also use pita wedges or crackers; just check the label for number of carbohydrates and convert that to choices.
Special Touch
Top off this creamy dip with a sprig of fresh thyme.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 60
    • (Calories from Fat 15),
  • Total Fat 1 1/2g
    • (Saturated Fat 1g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 100mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 7g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Sugars 2g),
  • Protein 3g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.