Roasted Garlic White Bean Spread with Sun Dried Tomatoes and Basil

Tonight, I served up a roasted garlic white bean spread with sun-dried tomatoes and basil on a freshly baked bread.

Yep, my house smells delicious!

Ingredients for the ROASTED GARLIC WHITE BEAN SPREAD:

  • 3 cups of cannellini beans (soaked overnight and then cook in medium heat for 3 hours..or until it is soft)
  • 1 whole bulb of roasted garlic
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1/8 cup of cold pressed olive oil
  • 3 teaspoons of Italian seasoning
  • 1.5 teaspoons of dried parsley
  • 1 teaspoon of celtic or ancient sea salt (note add a little bit and taste…add more if you need to)
  • 1/4 teaspoon of paprika
  • pinch of freshly ground black pepper

Directions:

  1. Cook the beans.
  2. Roast garlic.

    Slice top off of the garlic, drizzle with a little olive oil, and wrap in aluminum foil.Bake in a 400 degree oven or toaster for 45 minutes.

    And, TADA, it will look like this!...plus your house will smell like delicious roasted goodness...

  3. Make the bread.  For super EASY bread recipe, CLICK HERE.
  4. Now it is time to make the BEAN SPREAD!

    Place all of the ingredients in the food processor. And, blend together for a few minutes.

  5. Slice the bread.
  6. Spread the bean paste on your freshly baked crusty bread.
  7. Add organic sun-dried tomatoes (re-hydrated of course).
  8. Top it off with fresh basil.
  9. Enjoy with some VEGAN wine (The Daily Red).
  10. …or just some water :)