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Golden Beet Hummus

  • Author: Taji Marie

Description

This hummus is lighter and sweeter than it’s chickpea counterpart. Be sure to pat the beets dry so you don’t get any unwanted water in your mixture. Although I love the light golden color of this hummus, it’s also delicious made with red beets.


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Ingredients

Golden Beet Hummus

  • 45 medium golden beets, roasted, peeled & diced & pat dry (about 1 ¾ cups)*
  • 1/4 cup tahini
  • 1 garlic clove, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp Kosher salt
  • 3 Tbsps fresh lemon juice
  • 23 Tbsps olive oil
  • Toasted sesame seeds, for garnish
  • Chopped dill, for garnish
  • Pita bread or sliced vegetables, for serving

Instructions

Golden Beet Hummus

  1. Place the roasted beets, tahini, garlic and salt in a food processor. Process until smooth, scraping down the sides as needed.
  2. With the machine running, add the lemon juice and drizzle in 2 tablespoons olive oil.
  3. Add a bit more olive oil as needed to create a smooth puree. Spread onto a plate to serve.
  4. Top with toasted sesame seeds & chopped dill. Serve with torn pita bread or sliced vegetables.