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Beet Hummus

Beet Hummus is an interesting variation from the regular Hummus.Serve with veggies or pita wedges, bagel chips or crostini, it's tastes great with anything! 

October 19th, 2017

From Cold Days, Warm Celebrations, by Foodland Ontario

Beet Hummus is an interesting variation from the regular Hummus. Beets add sweetness and a bright colour to this popular appetizer.Serve with vegetables of the season – greenhouse peppers, cauliflower or with toasted pita wedges, bagel chips or crostini, it's tastes great with anything!
Servings
Makes about 3 cups (750 mL)
Prep Time
15 minutes
Cook Time
1 hour
Ingredients
  • 3 Ontario Beets, about 1 lb (500 g)
  • 1 can (19 oz/540 mL) chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1 clove Ontario Garlic, chopped
  • 1/4 cup (50 mL) each tahini (sesame seed paste) and olive oil
  • 2 tbsp (25 mL) each fresh lemon juice and prepared horseradish
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) salt
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) pepper
  • 2 tbsp (25 mL) chopped fresh Ontario Parsley Leaves
Directions
  1. Trim tops and tails off beets. Wrap in foil and place in baking pan. Roast in 400°F (200°C) oven for 1 hour or until tender. Unwrap and cool slightly. Peel and chop.

  2. In food processor, pulse chickpeas until chopped. Add beets, garlic, tahini, oil, lemon juice, horseradish, salt and pepper. Process until smooth, scraping down sides often. Remove to serving bowl and stir in parsley.

  3. Make-ahead Tip: Cover and refrigerate up to 2 days ahead. To freeze, do not add the parsley. Once thawed, stir in chopped parsley.

Nutrients Per Serving

1 Serving (2 tbsp/25 mL): PROTEIN: 2 grams FAT: 3 grams CARBOHYDRATE: 5 grams CALORIES: 53 FIBRE: 1 gram SODIUM: 90 mg

Beet Hummus
Foodland Ontario

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