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Ingredients

  • 3 medium beets
  • 1 15 oz can cannellini beans
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • ¼ cup fresh lemon juice
  • Zest of one lemon
  • 3 Tbsp tahini
  • 1 tsp salt (optional)
  • Cayenne pepper (optional)
  • A few TBSP water as needed

Instructions

  • 1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  • 2. Chop off beet greens as they meet the root and keep for future use. (Steamed beet greens are delicious).
  • 3. Wash beets well.
  • 4. Do not remove skins, place all three beets in a sheet of aluminum foil and close tightly.
  • 5. Roast for 1 hour and 15 minutes.
  • 6. Remove beets from oven and cool. Remove skins. They should come off easily after roasting.
  • 7. Place the beets and remaining ingredients in a food processor.
  • 8. Purée on high until creamy, if grainy, add additional water.

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