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Beetroot Hummus, Warm Pitta Bread

Ingredients

  • 1/2 pound beets (about 4 medium sized beets), scrubbed clean, cooked, peeled, and cubed*
  • 2 Tbsp tahini sesame seed paste
  • 5 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 small clove garlic, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp ground cumin
  • 1 Tbsp lemon zest (zest from approx. 2 lemons)
  • Generous pinch of sea salt or Kosher salt
  • Fresh ground pepper to taste

Method

  1. Place all ingredients in a food processor (or blender) and pulse until smooth. Taste and adjust seasonings and ingredients as desired.
  2. Chill and store in the refrigerator for up to 3 days or freeze for longer storage.
  3. Eat with pita chips, or with sliced cucumber or celery, or on a crostini with goat cheese and shaved mint.

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