To make the white bean dip
Drain and rinse 1 can of Great Northern or Canellini beans. Place in the food processor. Add 1 clove of garlic, 3 Tbs. olive oil, 3 Tbs. water and a large pinch of salt. 10 grinds of pepper and the juice of half a lemon. Puree until smooth. Place in a bowl or container. Drizzle with olive oil. Sprinkle with coarse salt. and fold in 2 tsp. of fresh thyme. Serve with 3-4 cups of your favorite cut up vegetables.
I used, carrots, cuke, red and green pepper, cauliflower and celery.
Courtesy Karen Pickus 2012