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Sage White Bean Dip


  • 1 15 oz can cannellini beans, rinsed, drained well
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 4 garlic cloves minced or grated
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh sage leaves
  • drizzle of extra-virgin olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Put rinsed/dried cannellini beans in bowl and mash with a fork; set aside.
  2. Put a skillet over medium heat and add 2 tablespoons olive oil.
  3. Add garlic and chopped fresh sage leaves and stir for 2 minutes or until garlic is fragrant and sage is slightly crispy.
  4. Pour this oil/garlic mixture over the smashed beans in the bowl and stir.
  5. Drizzle with the extra-virgin olive oil and add salt and pepper to taste; toss gently.
  6. Serve immediately with veggies, breadsticks, or crackers for dipping.