Googie's Kitchen presents Spicy Red Pepper and Aubergine Butter Bean Dip

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Dips and parties I always think go hand in hand. There aren’t many people I know who don’t enjoy digging into a party dip. It’s the one item on the party food table that is guaranteed to disappear first at our parties. The recipe in this blog is a delicious way to spice those dips up. If you have guests coming who love spicy then this is the dip for you. The video in now on my YouTube channel Googie’s Kitchen and the blog post is below too.

Spicy Roasted Red Pepper and Aubergine Butter Bean Dip
Spicy Roasted Aubergine, Red Pepper and Butter Bean Dip

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Makes 1 large bowl

Equipment needed

  • Sharp Knife
  • Potato peeler
  • Chopping board
  • Baking tray
  • Small bowl
  • Food processor or blender
  • Serving bowl

Ingredients

  • Aubergine x 1
  • Red Pepper x 1
  • Sumac x 1 tsp
  • Mild chilli powder x 1 tsp
  • Garlic granules x 1 tsp
  • Ground cumin x 1 tsp
  • Ground ginger x 1 tsp
  • Ground Cinnamon x 1 tsp
  • Dried oregano x 1 tsp
  • Olive oil x 1 tbsp
  • Butter beans x 1 400g tin
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Method

  • Preheat the oven to 180°C or gas mark 4 and put the baking trays in.
  • Cut the top from the aubergine and then peel.
  • Next slice the aubergine length ways and cut into cubes.
  • Now cut the top from the pepper and remove the seeds.
  • Cut into large chunks and set both vegetables aside.
  • In a small bowl mix the spices together with the olive oil.
  • Remove the baking tray from the oven and put the vegetables in.
  • Sprinkle over salt to taste.
  • Pour over the oil and herbs mix.
  • With your hands, mix in the oil to the vegetables.
  • Once everything is coated in the oil mixture place in the oven for about 25 – 30 minutes, until everything is soft and golden brown.
  • When the vegetables are cooked, remove and leave to cool.
  • Now add the vegetables to the food processor or blender along with the butter beans.
  • Blend all of the ingredients together until smooth.
  • Then serve with crudités, sweet potato chips or crisps and enjoy.
Spicy Roasted Aubergine, Red Pepper and Butter Bean Dip

Spicy Roasted Aubergine, Red Pepper and Butter Bean dip was so yummy. As I mentioned earlier everyone at the party enjoyed it and it will be one I will make again. It’s a versatile dip as it makes a brilliant snack, it’s good as part of a buffet but it could also be used as part of a main meal too. Plus it can be made in advance as all the ingredients are freezable too.

Thank you. xxx