• Roasted Beet Hummus

    roasted beet hummusIngredients

    • 3 medium beets, peeled and chopped into 1″ cubes then roasted
    • 4-6 cloves of garlic, roasted with the beets
    • 2 cups cooked garbanzo beans
    • 1 cup cooked cannelini beans (if using canned, no need to cook)
    • 2 lemons, juiced
    • 1/2 cup of olive oil
    • 1 Tablespoon of sesame oil
    • sea salt and black pepper, to taste

    Instructions

    1. Roast the beets and garlic at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 45-60 minutes; you should be able to pierce the beets with a fork when done.  Set aside 1/4 cup of beets, chop into small cubes; use for garnish.
    2. Let the beets cool, then put into food processor with garlic, beans, lemon juice and oils.
    3. Blend until smooth, garnish with 1/4 c. of beets, salt and pepper to taste.  Also good served with a basil garnish.

    Serve with toasted bread, pita chips or vegetable slices.  Serves 10-12

     

     

     

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