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Avocado White Bean Dip with Wasabi and Ginger

A creamy white bean dip recipe with Asian flavors: ginger, lime, wasabi and avocado, is served with baked sesame pita chips.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Japanese
Keyword: dairy-free, dip, party
Servings: 6
Calories: 216kcal

Ingredients

Avocado Wasabi Dip

  • 1 can white beans 19 oz, drained and rinsed
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon fresh ginger
  • 2 teaspoons wasabi paste *see note
  • juice from 1 lime
  • 1 avocado

Sesame Pita Chips

  • 6 rounds of pita bread white or whole wheat
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons sesame oil
  • salt & pepper
  • sesame seeds 1/4 cup or so

Instructions

Avocado Wasabi Dip

  • In the base of a 7-cup food processor fitted with a steel blade, combine all dip ingredients and blend until smooth.
  • Add additional wasabi to taste.

Sesame Pita Chips

  • Pre-heat oven to 400°F. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper.
  • Cut the pita bread into wedges and arrange on the baking sheets.
  • Brush with oil, then sprinkle with sesame seeds and salt and pepper.
  • Bake for 7 or so minutes, until lightly golden and crispy.
  • Repeat with remaining pitas until complete.

Notes

Nutritional Information (Dip)
Calories 216 // Fat 11 g // Saturated Fat 2 g // Cholesterol 0 mg // Sodium 103 mg // Carbohydrate 25 g // Fiber 6 g // Sugars 2 g // Protein 7 g
Nutritional Information (Chips)
Calories 319 // Fat 17 g // Saturated Fat 2 g // Cholesterol 0 mg // Sodium 371 mg // Carbohydrate 35 g // Fiber 2 g // Sugars 1 g // Protein 7 g
* wasabi flavor is prominent but the spice is not. If you want it spicy, add even more!
Dip keeps in a refrigerated sealed container for 2 days, however the color is brightest immediately after preparing.
Pita chips keep for several days in a sealed container.

Nutrition

Serving: 1/6 batch dip | Calories: 216kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 103mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 2g