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Creamy Bean & Potato Dip

Creamy Bean & Potato Dip

Makes a small tub | 15 minutes 

This can be used as a dip - or thin down a little and use as a dressing on potato salad and similar dishes. 


  • 1 small potato - about 100-150g, peeled and cut into small chunks
  • Half a tin of cannelini beans. Keep liquid separately but rinse and drain the beans well
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1 small clove garlic, crushed


  • a large pinch of smoked paprika
  • chopped chives
  • more garlic

1 Steam the potatoes until tender - about 10 minutes.

2 Meanwhile, blend the beans and lemon juice until very smooth.

3 Add the potato, salt and garlic and blend together with the bean mixture until smooth. Add some of the bean liquid to thin down as necessary.