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white bean buffalo dip in a skillet with a spoon

Vegetarian White Bean Buffalo Dip

Delicious vegetarian white bean buffalo dip baked to perfection with fiber and protein-packed white beans, three types of cheese and your favorite buffalo sauce for the ultimate party or game day appetizer! Guests won't miss the meat in this easy vegetarian buffalo dip -- serve with tortilla chips, celery, carrots or anything else your heart desires.

Course Appetizer, Gluten Free, Side Dish, Vegetarian
Keyword vegetarian buffalo dip, vegetarian white bean buffalo dip, white bean buffalo dip
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 9 servings
Calories 191 kcal
Author Monique of AmbitiousKitchen.com


  • For the buffalo white bean base:
  • 1 (15 ounce) can white beans, rinsed and drained
  • 4 ounces cream cheese
  • ½ cup plain whole milk greek yogurt (or sour cream)
  • 2/3 cup medium or hot buffalo sauce
  • For the mix-ins:
  • 1 (15 ounce) can white beans, rinsed and drained
  • ¾ cup shredded mozzarella cheese, divided
  • ¾ cup sharp cheddar cheese (or a spicy cheddar if you’d like), divided
  • ¼ cup diced green onion (green part only)
  • To garnish:
  • Fresh cilantro
  • Extra green onion
  • For serving:
  • Tortilla chips
  • Carrot sticks
  • Celery sticks


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees Grease a 9 inch oven safe skillet or 8x8 inch pan with nonstick cooking spray. Set aside.
  2. In the bowl of a food processor add in 1 can of drained and rinsed white beans, cream cheese, greek yogurt and buffalo sauce; process/blend until smooth. Pour it into prepared skillet or pan.
  3. Gently stir in remaining can of rinsed and drained beans, 1/4 cup of the mozzarella cheese, 1/4 cup cheddar cheese and green onions; spread evenly. Add remaining shredded cheeses on top and bake for 25-30 minutes or until cheese is bubbling and slightly golden brown along the edges. Garnish with cilantro and extra green onion. Serve immediately with tortilla chips, pita chips, plus carrot and celery sticks.

Recipe Notes

This vegetarian buffalo dip recipe is easy to customize buy adding some heat. To make it a little bit spicier, I'd recommend adding:

  • a spicy buffalo sauce
  • spicy shredded cheddar cheese
  • and some sliced jalapeños on top!
Nutrition Facts
Vegetarian White Bean Buffalo Dip
Amount Per Serving (1 serving (based on 9))
Calories 191 Calories from Fat 64
% Daily Value*
Fat 7.1g11%
Saturated Fat 5.3g33%
Carbohydrates 18.1g6%
Fiber 4.7g20%
Sugar 1.5g2%
Protein 10.9g22%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.