Kidney Bean Spread

Prep Time

10 minutes


Prep Notes


Cooking Time




10 servings



  • 2-3 cups cooked kidney beans plus 

  • 1/4 cup bean liquid

  • 3 tbsps brown rice vinegar

  • 2 cloves garlic

  • 3 tbsps olive oil

  • 1/2 tsp sea salt

  • 1/4 cup minced cilantro

  • 1/4 cup minced green onions



  1. Combine 2 cups of beans, bean juice, vinegar, garlic, oils and salt in a food processor or blender.

  2. Process until smooth and creamy. If you want a thicker dip add the extra cup of beans 1/4 cup at a time until you reach the desired consistency.

  3. Transfer to a bowl.

  4. Add salt, cilantro and green onions and mix with a spoon.

  5. Taste and adjust seasonings as necessary.

  6. Serve with cut up veggies or chips.



You can use canned beans. Wash them well, and add 1/4 cup water instead of cooking liquid.