Heart Healthy from WakeMed Heart Center

White Bean Puree

October 24, 2013 |

Recipe courtesy of Chef Jay Pierce
as seen on episode “Plum Granny Farm”, season 3

Makes 3 Cups


  • 4 cups cooked white beans
  • ¼ cup Garlic Confit (recipe follows)
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup red wine vinegar
  • ¼ cup crumbled blue cheese
  • ¼ teaspoon white pepper
  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt

Combine all ingredients in a food processor and pulse until homogenized.

Garlic Confit – Makes 1 Cup


  • 1 pound garlic
  • 1 cup extra virgin olive oil

Using a serrated knife, trim the tops of the garlic husks, exposing cloves within and leaving root end intact. Place cut side down in a saucepan. Cover with oil and cook on lowest possible heat until center of cloves are tender when skewer is inserted.

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