Who doesn’t love a good, refried bean recipe! Using dry beans makes this dish infinitely better tasting and the end result is a rich, dark, silky pot of plant-based goodness. Your vegetarian and meat-loving friends alike will be very thankful for this protein rich, delicious, party-starting appetizer.
2 cups dry beans, soaked*
2 tbsp canola oil
1 cup finely chopped white onion
1 tsp fine sea salt, more to taste
4 garlic cloves, minced
1 tsp chili powder (the kind you make chili con carne with, not spicy hot-chili pepper powder such as cayenne)
1/2 tsp ground cumin
Finely diced fresh Jalapeño chili pepper (avoid seeds and veins to keep the spice level down) - optional
3-4 tbsp chopped fresh cilantro
1-2 tbsp fresh lime juice, to taste
This Roasted Garlic & Herb White Bean Dip is made using white kidney beans, roasted garlic and the perfect amount of fresh herbs making it a creamy delicious easy to make appetizer or snack!
Attention tart lovers, you’re going to want to try these delicious Maple Syrup & Bean Tarts made with local maple syrup, melty butter, crunch pecans, and Canadian beans. That’s right, white beans are beautifully blended into the filling for a sweet and fibre-rich surprise! Serve warm from the oven with a scoop of ice cream or cool and enjoy with a cup of hot tea.