Beet Hummus

Beet Hummus

Beet Hummus

Beet Hummus

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 35 Minutes

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1/2 pound beets (about 4 medium sized beets), scrubbed clean, cooked, peeled, and cubed*
  • 2 Tbsp tahini sesame seed paste
  • 5 Tbsp of Florida Key West lemon juice
  • 1 small clove garlic, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp ground cumin
  • 1 Tbsp lemon zest
  • Pinch of sea salt or Kosher salt
  • Fresh ground pepper to taste

Directions

  1. Cook the beets in a covered dish with about 1/4-inch of water in a 375°F oven, cook until easily penetrated with a knife or fork.
  2. Peel once they have cooled.
  3. Place all ingredients in a food processor (or blender) and pulse until smooth. Taste and adjust seasonings and ingredients as desired.
  4. Chill and store in the refrigerator for up to 3 days or freeze for longer storage.
  5. Eat with pita chips, or with sliced cucumber or celery, or on a crostini with goat cheese and shaved mint.
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