Beetroot Hummus
Recipe type: Canape
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Serves: 6-8 people
This is a lovely earthy hummus great as a canapé alongside crudités, my spicy roasted Chantenay carrots (see recipe) or try it with baked goats cheese.
  • Hummus
  • 4 large raw beetroots (alternative pre-cooked organic beetroot)
  • 400g tin chickpeas
  • grated zest of 1 orange
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tbs olive oil
  • 75g tahini paste
  • 4 tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 6 large garlic cloves, crushed
  • 11/2 tsp sea salt
  • 100ml ice cold water
  • Garnish
  • scant teaspoon paprikaorange zest,lie zest or chopped fresh coriander (optional)
  • lime wedges, to serve
  1. Roast the beetroots (see my recipe)
  2. Place the roasted beetroot in a food processor and blitz
  3. Add all the other hummus ingredients and blend till you have a smooth paste.
  4. Taste and if necessary add a little more sea salt.
  5. Spoon into a serving bowl garnish
  6. Serve with crudités or try my spicy roasted Chantenay carrots (see recipe).
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