Spicy Thai Bean Dip

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Spicy Thai Bean Dip

Spicy Thai Bean Dip

  • Author: Ontario Bean Growers
  • Yield: 2 cups (500 mL) 1x


  • 2 cups cooked white pea beans (navy beans) (500 mL)
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro leaves 1(25 mL)
  • 2 tbsp smooth peanut butter (25 mL)
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce (15 mL)
  • Juice and zest of 2 limes
  • 1 tsp turmeric (optional) (5 mL)
  • dash hot pepper sauce


In a blender or food processor, add white pea beans, onions, garlic, cilantro, peanut butter, soy sauce, lime juice and zest and turmeric (optional); process until smooth but flecks of green remain. Add hot pepper sauce to desired heat level.

Serve as a dip for chopped fresh vegetables, or spread on crackers.


  • Serving Size: 2 tbsp (25 mL)
  • Calories: 38
  • Fat: 1 g
  • Carbohydrates: 6 g
  • Fiber: 1 g
  • Protein: 2 g