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How to Make a White Bean and Rosemary Dip that Your Guests Will Love

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As the first holiday guests arrive, are you normally in panic mode as you try to greet guests, put the finishing touches on dinner, serve drinks, and hide that last basket of laundry that you forgot to put away?

Hosting a party is hard work!

Especially if your guests arrive hungry, eagerly anticipating dinner, you need a distraction! This white bean and rosemary dip is the perfect appetizer and it’s a healthy dish to pass!

This easy-to-make dip can be used as an appetizer on crackers, pita bread, or even pre-made sandwiches.

It’s easy to make it ahead of time to tide over your holiday guests while you put the finishing touches on dinner. It’s also a great after-dinner snack to serve while Thanksgiving guests are watching the football games.

Especially if you use a pretty holiday bowl, this recipe would look nice as the centerpiece on one of your cheese trays. You could also use it as a stand-alone dip or sandwich spread.

However you decide to use it, this white bean and rosemary dip will be the perfect dish to pass at your holiday party this year!

The best part? This dip is really simple and only takes a couple of minutes to make. It’s perfect if you’re hosting your first holiday party or need a quick dish to pass. ?

White Bean and Rosemary Dip

Use cannellini beans in this simple appetizer.Ingredients:

1 (19oz) can Great Northern, Navy or Cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
2 tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice
2 tbsp rosemary leaves
Hot pepper sauce

Rosemary white bean dip - easy recipe to make for a holiday gathering or Thanksgiving appetizer


Puree all ingredients in a food processor or blender. Blend until smooth.

Place the mixture in a decorative bowl or cheese crock, cover, and store in the refrigerator for 15 minutes. Bring it out as the first guests arrive (and put your guests to work playing bartender as you hide that basket of laundry).


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Thursday 2nd of March 2023

Oh this looks so good and what a great light appetizer for spring and summer! Thanks so much for sharing at my weekly Wednesday link party!