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Garlic, Herb & Butterbean Dip

by Amelia Littlejohn
on 18th May 2017
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Summer is just around the corner, which means it’s time for BBQ and picnic foods – right? There’s nothing more delicious than a spread of lots of different foods, including amazing dips with crunchy tortilla chips and crudité. Hummus and salsa are popular choices but this recipe for garlic, herb & butterbean dip makes things a little more interesting!

Garlic, Herb & Butterbean Dip

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This dip is so fresh and so creamy with amazing herby flavour, zesty lemon and delicious garlic. Perfect for dipping crisps or veggie sticks into or even spreading on toast or crackers with cherry tomatoes and spinach.


  • 400g tin butterbeans
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • Juice 1 whole lime
  • 1 tbsp tahini
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 4g fresh dill
  • 4g fresh chives
  • 3g fresh parsley
  • Salt & Pepper
Prep Time


  1. Drain and rinse the butterbeans, then add them to your Ninja Kitchen food processor along with all the other ingredients.

  2. Blend together well, stopping to mix the dip several times to ensure everything is blended really well.

  3. Once the mixture is smooth and creamy, transfer to a bowl to serve straight away or keep in an air-tight container in the fridge for up to 3 days.

Amelia Littlejohn

My love and passion for vegan food was initially inspired by health problems. After being diagnosed with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and coeliac disease as well as suffering with mental health issues, I realised my diet needed to change drastically. My symptoms were affecting every area of my life, so I began to look at what food I was putting into my body and educated myself on how nutrition has a direct impact on how we feel, physically and mentally.
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