Recipe: Red Beet and Navy Bean Hummus

Beet and Navy Bean Hummus combines the smooth flavour of olive oil with colourful beets and tangy garlic

From the Vitality Food Feature ‘ODE TO THE NAVY BEAN‘.

(Makes about 3 cups)

Ingredients

  • 1 medium beet
  • 2 cups of cooked navy beans
  • 2 large garlic cloves, minced
  • Juice of 1 lemon (about 1-1/2 Tbsp)
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • Dash of sea salt

1) Preheat oven to 400F. Wash beet well and place on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.

2) Bring up the sides of paper and fold to make a packet, leaving room for heat to circulate inside the packet.

3) Bake for 50 minutes, or until beet is tender when poked with a knife.

4) Remove skin from the beet, and chop beet into small pieces. Place all the ingredients in a food processor and puree until smooth.

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