Sunday, 21 July 2013

Golden Beet Hummus

This recipe is from The Sexy Vegan's "The Cookbook" and the original hummus recipe can be found here on YouTube.

Golden Beet Hummus
Makes 2 cups


1 4oz beet, washed, topped and tailed
2 tsp olive oil
salt and pepper
15oz can chickpeas, rinsed and drained
4 tsp lemon juice
1/4 cup water
1 Tbls tahini
1 garlic clove, crushed


Preheat oven to 350F.
Toss the beet with the olive oil and a pinch of salt and pepper then place in a a sheet of tin foil.
Wrap the tin foil around the beet with a small opening at the top for steam.
Bake in the oven for 1hour (may need an extra 15-20mins) or until a fork is easily pushed in the flesh. Allow to cool.
Remove the beet from the foil and peel off the skin.
Chop into quarters and place in a food processor with all other ingredients.
Blitz until smooth, adding more salt or pepper as desired.

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