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Curried Roasted Beet Hummus

This unique version of hummus can be made with red beets as well and should be served with crudite or whole grain pita chips. If you like it spicy, add ¼ teaspoon (or more depending on how spicy you want it) of ground cayenne pepper to the ingredients when blending. 

Prep Time: 1 hour

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/4 cup

  • Calories 40
  • Carbohydrate 4 g
  • Protein 1 g
  • Fat 2 g
  • Saturated Fat 0.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber 1 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Sodium 25 mg

This Recipe Serves 8

Ingredients

Cooking spray
1/2 pound whole fresh golden beets (about 4 medium sized beets), destemmed and washed
3 cloves garlic, peeled
2 Tbsp tahini paste
3 Tbsp lemon juice
1 Tbsp ground sweet curry powder
½ tsp salt (optional)
¼ tsp ground black pepper

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Place unpeeled beets and garlic on a large sheet of foil. Spray generously with cooking spray and fold foil to make an air tight packet. Place in oven and bake for 45 minutes or until beets are fork tender. Set aside to cool, then peel the beets.
  2. Place all ingredients in a food processor and blend until smooth.
  3. Serve room temperature or chilled.


MAKE IT GLUTEN-FREE: Verify that the ingredients that you are using are gluten-free (and not cross- contaminated) and this dish can be gluten-free.

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