White Bean Pate
Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 3 mins
Serves: 6
Perfect for picnics or entertaining. One of the tastiest dips we've tried!


  • 1 tbs olive oil
  • 1 small brown onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 440 g can no-added-salt cannelini or butter beans, drained
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced
  • 2 tbs parsley, chopped
  • 1/4 tsp dried thyme
  • 1/4 tsp dried basil
  • 1 tsp ground cumin


  1. Saute onion and garlic in a non-stick pan with oil until onion is soft. Remove from heat.
  2. Place all ingredients in a food processor and blend until smooth.
  3. Put into a serving dish and chill until firm, approximately 30 minutes.

Recipe from Healthy Food Fast © State of Western Australia, 2012. Reproduced with permission.

Serving Suggestion: Serve with vegetable crudites, multi-grain toast or pita bread

Healthy tip!

Having a party? Serve vegie sticks and water crackers with salsa rather than high-fat chips and dips.

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Nutrition Information

per serving per 100g
Energy 197 kJ 293 kJ
Protein 1.5 g 2.3 g
Fat, total 3.3 g 4.9 g
— saturated 0.4 g 0.6 g
Carbohydrate 2.2 g 3.3 g
— sugars 1.7 g 2.5 g
Sodium 3.5 mg 5.1 mg
Fibre 1.7 g 2.5 g

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    This is a favorite in our home great for school /work lunch box ,snack afternoon treat
    Tania Adams
    Posted on: 12 Aug 19

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