Tenth Recipe of Christmas: Roasted Red Beet Hummus

Roasted Red Beet Hummus

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This is one of my favorite “dip” recipes.  If I’m going to a party I usually bring this! 

Makes about 3 cups

Gluten free/vegan

Provided from www.deliciousliving.com

 

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound red beets; washed, peeled and cut into chunks
  • Avocado Olive oil for drizzling
  • 1 (15 ounce) can chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 3 gloves garlic
  • ¼ c. tahini
  • ¼ c. fresh lemon juice
  • 1 T. ground cumin
  • 2 T. olive oil
  • ½ t. sea or Himalayan salt

*omit beets for basic hummus

 

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees
  2. Place beet chunks on a baking sheet, drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle w/ salt and pepper. Roast for 30 to 40 minutes or until tender. Allow to cool slightly;
  3. Transfer roasted beets to food processor and add all remaining ingredients. Blend until creamy, scraping down sides as needed. Adjust taste w/ lemon juice and salt as needed; serve w/assortment of fresh vegetables

 

Notes:

Recipe can be refrigerated for up to 3 days.  It also freezes well. 

Save the beet greens and peels for your mineral broth 

Omit beets and add jarred roasted red peppers for red pepper version

 

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