Not only is this recipe nutritiously high in fiber, it’s a beautiful eye popping color guaranteed to be enjoyed by your palate and your eyes! Beets are wonderful for heart health and are anti-inflammatory. They also contain nitrates which can help improve athletic performance by dilating blood vessels.
Beets for the WIN!
- 1 roasted beet, peeled and chopped (cover in olive oil, wrap in tin foil and bake at 400 until tender, let it cool then remove skin)
- 1 can chickpeas drained OR Michelle's favorite, roasted chickpeas
- 2/3 cup tahini
- 2-3 zested and juiced lemons – aim for about 1/3 cup of lemon juice
- 2 chopped garlic cloves
- 1/3 cup olive oil
- 1 tsp cumin – start here and add more to taste
- 1 tsp kosher salt
Put all the ingredients into a food processor. Slowly add in olive oil and blend until desired texture is achieved.
Serve as a dip or a spread with your favorite veggies, crackers/bread!