White Bean Skordalia

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Skordalia is a thick purée common to Greek cuisine and is usually made by combining crushed garlic with potatoes, almonds or even stale bread. I have been making a white bean skordalia to serve as a replacement for mashed potatoes with our casserole style dishes.

White Bean Skordalia

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White Bean Skordalia

White beans can replace potatoes to make a silky mash full of flavour
Recipe Category: Dips, Vegetarian
All Rights Reserved: an original recipe from Lavender and Lime


  • 45 mls lemon flavoured olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 20 mls lemon juice
  • 1 x 410 g tin white beans, rinsed and drained


  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to season
  • Place the olive oil into a small sauce pan
  • Add the garlic and heat over a low temperature for 5 minutes
  • Add the lemon juice and beans
  • Blend using a stick blender until smooth
  • Heat over a medium temperature
  • Season to taste
  • Add fresh herbs as a garnish if desired


To make your own lemon infused oil, place the peel of one lemon into 250mls of oil and leave to steep until the lemon flavour has infused to suit your taste buds.

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