Artichoke & Red Bean Dip with Bread Crisps
6.5 oz. jar of marinated artichokes
1 ½ cups of red kidney beans - drained
4 cloves of garlic
½ tsp. salt
½ tsp. black pepper
½ tsp. red pepper flakes
3 tablespoons of olive oil
Place the garlic in a small frying pan with the olive oil and red pepper flakes and heat until slightly golden. Remove from the heat and set aside.
In a food processor place the artichokes with 3-4 tablespoons of the artichoke marinade.
Add the beans, sautéed garlic and oil and process until smooth.
Serve with your favorite crackers or bread chips.
To Make Bread Chips:
Place your favorite slice bread on a baking sheet and toast in the oven until golden and crispy. Cool and place in a plastic bag and break into pieces.