Lighter Creamy White Bean Dip

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 35 min
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Inactive: 30 min
  • Yield: 1 3/4 cups
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2/3 cup reduced-fat 2-percent cottage cheese

1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar 

1/2 teaspoon dried thyme

One 15.5-ounce can cannellini beans, rinsed and drained

Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper

2 teaspoons good quality olive oil 

Pinch smoked or sweet paprika

Chopped chives, for garnish


  1. Combine the cottage cheese, vinegar, thyme, beans, 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper in a food processor. Puree until smooth, scraping down the sides of the bowl as needed. Chill 30 minutes to 1 hour. 
  2. Transfer to a serving bowl and drizzle with the olive oil, sprinkle with the paprika and garnish with chives.