Spread: Baked White Bean and Rosemary Spread

posted by Mai 03-24-103 12:52 PM

Baked White Bean and Rosemary Spread

"Use fresh sprigs of rosemary to garnish this zesty combination of great northern beans, herbs and spices. Serve with assorted breads and crackers.

1 tablespoon olive oil
1 cup chopped onions
1 tablespoon minced garlic
1 teaspoon dried rosemary, chopped
2 (15 ounce) cans Great Northern beans, rinsed and drained
1 1/3 tablespoons white wine vinegar
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
salt to taste

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

Heat olive oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Slowly cook and stir onions, garlic and rosemary until soft.

In a food processor, blend the onion mixture, great northern beans, white wine vinegar, red pepper and salt until smooth.

Transfer the mixture to a medium baking dish and garnish with paprika. Bake uncovered in the preheated oven 25 minutes, or until hot and bubbly

Makes 3 cups

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