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Smart Endive and Walnut Appetizers

Smart Endive and Walnut Appetizers
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  • 30 ServingsServings


  • 1 (15-oz.) can cannelini beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup torn fresh basil leaves
  • 30 Belgian endive leaves
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts, toasted
  • 1/4 cup chopped red bell pepper



1 Puree beans, garlic, oil and lemon juice in a blender or food processor until smooth.

2 Add basil and pulse on and off until basil is finely chopped. (May be made a couple days ahead and refrigerated until ready to serve.)

3 Spoon equal amounts into endive leaves and top with walnuts and bell pepper.

Source: California Walnut Board