Roasted Beet Hummus
What You'll Need
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
How to Make It
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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