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White Bean Dip With Basil Oil

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“A tasty starter that is an ideal treat when having friends around. Leftover dip (if any) can be used on sandwiches, or with grilled lamb, pork or beef sausages. From Recipes+, May 09”
READY IN:
18mins
SERVES:
4
YIELD:
4
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Place basil in a large heatproof bowl. Pour boiling water over and cover. Stand 30 seconds; drain. Refresh under cold water. Process basil, 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil and 1/4 cup extra light olive oil until smooth. Transfer to a bowl; cover surface directly with plastic wrap.
  2. Process beans with the feta, remaining extra virgin olive oil, garlic and juice until smooth. Season to taste with salt. Transfer to a serving bowl.
  3. Preheat oven to 180 degrees C / 160 degrees fan forced. Cut bread into triangles. Place on baking trays. Brush with remaining extra light olive oil; sprinkle bread with combined seeds and cumin. Bake for for 3 - 4 minutes or until crisp.
  4. Drizzle dip with 1/3 cup basil oil then serve with bread.
  5. Enjoy.

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