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. Pinto beans may be substituted for great northern beans."


40 m servings 49 cals
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Original recipe yields 24 servings



  • Calories:
  • 49 kcal
  • 2%
  • Fat:
  • 0.7 g
  • 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 8.2g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 2.7 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 2 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Heat olive oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Slowly cook and stir onions, garlic and rosemary until soft.
  3. In a food processor, blend the onion mixture, great northern beans, white wine vinegar, red pepper and salt until smooth.
  4. 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.
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  1. 19 Ratings


Too bland

OK, I hate beans, but was trying to introduce more of them into my diet. I made this and doubled all the spices for fear of getting that beany taste I hate. It was really good (though I will f...

this one was a hit at my last BBQ, no one had any idea that it was a bean dip.

I also hate beans but I know they are very good for you, so I decided to make this recipe based on another bean-hating reviewer's positive comments. I was afraid of this turning out too "bean-y,...

You have to really like rosemary to love this spread. I thought it was good but a little too rosemary-y. Next time I will use half the rosemary and some other herb or spice, not sure what yet....

I won't discourage anyone from making this, but considering I like all the ingredients and disliked the outcome, just try it as an experiment. The rosemary really threw it off for some reason.

LOVED this, and it was a huge hit at a cocktail party I attended over the weekend. I didn't bother baking it....just let it suffice as a spread, and it turned out great. I also added a bit mor...

I did not care for this recipe at all! The rosemary was so overpowering, it really cleared my sinuses. I would never use this recipe again.

First I should note that I used pinto beans (substituted as the recipe suggested) as I couldn't find Great Northern beans at the supermarket. Otherwise, I followed the recipe exactly. I found ...