White Bean Dip with Pita Chips


Whole Foods Flat Bread (Lavish) - It is shaped in large rectangles. Cut it into the size rectangles you wish. Pour some olive oil (1/4 Cup) in a small bowl, add 1 Tsp dried oregano. Lay cut bread on a cookie sheet and spread liberally with seasoned oil. Sprinkle with more dried oregano, salt and a little ground pepper. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F, bake for 8 minutes then turn and bake about 2 minutes (watch carefully). Cool and keep in airtight container.


    • 1/3 Cup Olive Oil
    • 1 Tsp Dried Oregano
    • 1-1/4 Tsp Salt - Plus More to Taste
    • 1-1/4 Tsp Fresh Ground Pepper
    • 1 15-oz Can Cannelli Beans - Drained & Rinsed
    • 1/4 Cup Loosely Packed Fresh Parsley Leaves
    • 2 Tbs Fresh Lemon Juice (~1/2 Lemon)
    • 1 Garlic Clove


Puree all in a Cuisinart. Note: I doubled the recipe, added the juice of 2 small lemons, and increased the garlic to 3 cloves. Can be made one day ahead.

Tina Early (2005)

Giada De Laurentiis Everdyday Italian Cookbook