Roasted Garlic and White Bean Dip with Pita

You should definitely try this simple, flavorful Roasted Garlic and White Bean Dip with Pita and Oregano Gremolata that is sure to win over your guests.  It is easy to make and actually pretty inexpensive, just depends on how fancy you want to get.  If the gremolata scares you because quite frankly you have no idea what it is, no worries just simply do away with it.  In addition to serving this with pita, try using vegetables as well such as carrots or celery.  Also this would be fantastic with some roasted veggies or and antipasto platter.  In any even, if you need some ideas for appetizers then check out this Roasted Garlic and White Bean Dip with Pita.

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Roasted Garlic and White Bean Dip with Pita
 
Needing some appetizer ideas? Be sure to make this Roasted Garlic and White Bean Dip with Pita recipe that is loaded with flavor!
Ingredients
For the Dip:
  • 4 cans of strained and rinsed Cannellini beans
  • 6 to 8 cloves of roasted garlic
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • ½ to ¾ cups of extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons of fresh oregano leaves
  • Kosher salt and fresh cracked pepper to taste
  • sliced hot pita bread
For the Oregano Gremolata:
  • 2 tablespoons of finely minced fresh oregano
  • 2 tablespoons of finely minced fresh parsley
  • 2 tablespoons of finely minced fresh chives
  • zest of 1 lemon
  • 1½ tablespoons of olive oil
  • Kosher salt and fresh cracked pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. For the Dip: In a robot coupe or blender, add all ingredients, besides the pita bread, and process until smooth. Transfer to a serving bowl and set aside.
  2. For the Gremolata: Combine all ingredients and place dollops all over the top of the bean dip. Serve along side the sliced hot pita bread.

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