Butter Bean and Garlic Dip

  • 2MINS
  • 188KCAL

This quick and slimming friendly Butter Bean and Garlic Dip is perfect for anyone watching their intake of calories or following plans like Weight Watchers!

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NutritionPer Serving

  • Calories188
  • Carbs35g
  • Protein11g
  • Fat2g
  • Saturates0.01g
  • Sugars2g

This Butter Bean and Garlic Dip is kind of like hummus, but with a slightly different texture. With no cooking and minimal washing up, this is the perfect recipe to whip up when you are short on time and crave a healthy snack, as it’s ready in under 3 minutes. Super speedy!

This recipe is for 2 people, but the low calorie count means you could easily eat the lot, free of guilt! The dip is great with vegetable sticks, salad and meat. If you don’t mind using up some extra calories or Points, you could have it with some crackers, on toast or on some pitta.

What diets is this Butter Bean and Garlic Dip suitable for?

This Butter Bean and Garlic Dip recipe is suitable for vegetarian and gluten free diets.

It can be made vegan and dairy free as long as you swap out the following ingredients for vegan and dairy free alternatives;

  • Quark

Please make sure to double or triple check all of your ingredients if you’re cooking for people with allergies.

How Weight Watchers friendly is this Butter Bean and Garlic Dip recipe?

  • You need to count 4 Points per portion of this Butter Bean and Garlic Dip recipe if you’re on WW Green.
  • You need to count 1 Point per portion of this Butter Bean and Garlic Dip recipe if you’re on WW Blue.
  • You need to count 1 Point per portion of this Butter Bean and Garlic Dip recipe if you’re on WW Purple.

Do you need any special ingredients to make this Butter Bean and Garlic Dip?

There are no special ingredients needed to make this recipe, but you will need a food processor.

How many calories are in this Butter Bean and Garlic Dip?

There are 188 calories per portion in this Butter Bean and Garlic Dip, which means it falls into our Everyday Light category.

This Butter Bean and Garlic Dip is perfect if you’re following a calorie controlled diet, and fits well with any one of the major diet plans such as Weight Watchers.

As a guide, an average man needs around 2,500kcal (10,500kJ) a day to maintain a healthy body weight. For an average woman, that figure is around 2,000kcal (8,400kJ) a day. Obviously, if your goal is to lose weight then you might want to adjust these slightly! You can read more about these recommendations on the NHS website.

Step 1

Place the garlic clove and spring onion into a for processor and pulse for 3 seconds.

Step 2

Add the butter beans, quark and salt, and blitz till smooth. You might want to add more seasoning depending on how you like it!

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How do you know when this Butter Bean and Garlic Dip is ready?

Add your ingredients into the blender then blitz until smooth. You might want to add more seasoning depending on how you like it!

How long can you keep Butter Bean and Garlic Dip in the fridge?

If you have any dip left over, make sure to refrigerate it in a container with a lid. Your Butter Bean and Garlic Dip will keep in the fridge for approximately 3 days.

Can I freeze this Butter Bean and Garlic Dip?

We wouldn’t recommend freezing this recipe.

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Butter Bean and Garlic Dip

This quick and slimming friendly Butter Bean and Garlic Dip is perfect for anyone watching their intake of calories or following plans like Weight Watchers!
  • Prep Time
    2 MINS
  • KCals 188
  • Carbs 35G
  • WW Points:
  • 4 Green
  • 1 Blue
  • 1 Purple

Ingredients

  • 1 tin butter beans
  • 3 tbsp quark
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1 spring onion
  • 1 tsp salt

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Instructions

  1. Place the garlic clove and spring onion into a for processor and pulse for 3 seconds
  2. Add the butter beans, quark and salt, and blitz till smooth. You might want to add more seasoning depending on how you like it!

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ToniaSunday 9th December 2018

New to SW and just made this, its amazing, my favourite ingrediants too, Thank you soo much for sharing.
My order is in for the book, keep up the fantastic work.

Kind Regards

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Diane EThursday 5th January 2017

Oops I just put chickpeas in instead of butter beans but it still tastes good.

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AlisonThursday 19th May 2016

I love the sound or this as I love all the ingredients listed. I am definitely going to try it.
Thank you for a wonderful idea.

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