White Bean & Kale Pesto Dip
 
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This simple dip makes delicious work of everyone's favorite power-green, kale. Serve with veggies, artisan crackers, or crostini for a perfectly addicting appetizer.
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Recipe type: Appetizer
Yield: About 4 cups
Ingredients
  • 3 cups white beans (cannelloni beans), cooked and drained
  • ½ cup kale-walnut pesto (recipe follows)
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • ¼ - ½ teaspoon coarse salt
  • Freshly ground pepper
Instructions
  1. In a 4-cup or larger food processor, pulse together the beans, pesto, lemon juice, olive oil, balsamic vinegar and ¼ teaspoon salt until smooth.
  2. Add additional salt and freshly ground pepper to taste.
  3. Garnish with finely chopped walnuts and a drizzle of olive oil, if desired. Serve with crostini, pita chips, or veggies for dipping.
Notes
Adapted from Bon Appetit
Recipe by Kitchen Treaty at http://www.kitchentreaty.com/white-bean-kale-pesto-dip/