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Sweet Onion, White Bean and Artichoke Dip

This dip is a great subsitute for high calorie, high fat spinach artichoke dip. Bring it as an appetizer to holiday gatherings or enjoy it at home as a snack.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 20

  • Calories 40
  • Carbohydrate 5 g
  • Protein 2 g
  • Fat 1.5 g
  • Saturated Fat 0.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber 1 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Sodium 80 mg

This Recipe Serves 20


2 tablespoons olive oil
1 small Vidalia or other sweet onion, chopped
1 ½ teaspoons sugar
4 garlic cloves, minced
1, 15-ounce can cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1 teaspoon dried basil
pinch cayenne
sea salt, to taste
freshly ground black pepper, to taste
1, 15-ounce can artichoke hearts in water, drained
¼ cup rehydrated diced sun-dried tomatoes


  1. Heat the oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Add the onion, sugar, and garlic and sauté for 5 minutes.
  2. Add the mixture to a blender or food processor. Add the remaining ingredients and puree until smooth, but thick.

MAKE IT GLUTEN-FREE: Make sure the ingredients are gluten-free and this recipe can be gluten-free.

From Diabetes Comfort Food Cookbook by Robyn Webb

Photo: Sweet Onion, White Bean, and Artichoke Dip from The Diabetes Comfort Food Cookbook. PNC Photography, Photographer: Peter Papoulakos.

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