Beet hummus

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  • 1 cup chickpeas, cooked
  • 2 medium beets, boiled
  • 1 tablespoon tahini
  • Juice of 1/2 lime
  • 1 small garlic clove
  • Salt, to taste
  • 3 1/3 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • Pita bread
  • Fresh ground black pepper, to taste
  • Thyme leaves
  • 1 tablespoon white sesame seeds, for garnish


    In a food processor, grind the chickpeas, beets, tahini, lime juice, garlic, salt and 1 tablespoon of olive oil into a paste.
    Set aside.

    Cut the bread into triangles, sprinkle with olive oil, season with salt and thyme, and bake in preheated oven at 350 degrees for approximately 20 minutes, or until toasted.

    Transfer hummus to a bowl, sprinkle with olive oil and garnish with sesame seeds, pepper and thyme leaves.

    Serve with pita bread.

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      This is a great recipe. I just made it and will make it again soon.

    8. M

      Loved this recipe! Simple and delicious.

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