Cannellini Bean Paté with Crostini

Shared by: WadeCo

My wife is vegetarian, so I am always trying to create something new that we will both enjoy.

This recipe has only seven ingredients and takes about 20 minutes to make. It tastes good right away, but tastes great after a night in the fridge.


Pinch of Chili Flakes
1/2 medium Onion
6 Crimini mushrooms – sliced
1/4 cup white wine, or white Vermouth
1 Can Cannellini Beans, drained
1 tablespoon fresh thyme
5-6 Basil Leaves – chopped
Salt & Pepper to taste


Heat 1 Tablespoon Olive oil in a medium pot.
Add chili flakes
When oil is hot, add onion and mushrooms and sauté for 3-4 minutes.
Add wine / vermouth and reduce for 1-2 minutes.
Add Cannellini beans, salt, pepper and thyme and stir til well incorporated and warmed through.

Put bean & mushroom mixture into a food processor and add chopped basil.

Pulse until smooth, and there are no mushroom chunks. But don’t puree!

Serve on crostini topped with pickled onion and a drizzle of olive oil.

Enjoy! : )


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