Ma's dips were simple and healthy.
Nothing with cream cheese.
Bigilla is a bean dip that can be served with crackers or raw vegetables. It can also be used as a spread. The garlic and olive oil is heart healthy, too.
It's best served hot.
Soak in salted water, with a pinch of baking soda, for 2 days
500 g dried broad beans
The water has to be changed every day
Drain the water
Place the beans in fresh water
Bring to a boil
Simmer until the beans are cooked
Drain and mash the beans
salt and pepper
4 crushed garlic cloves, more or less
Dip, spread, enjoy.