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Chipotle Beet Hummus

Even beet haters will like the flavor of this bright red dip. The smoky spice of chipotle really gives it a kick!
Servings 4
Author Robin Asbell

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 pounds beets 2 large
  • 2 cloves garlic chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 2 small chipotle chiles in adobo
  • 1/2 cup tahini
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • extra virgin olive oil

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 400 F. Peel the beets, quarter, and place in a loaf pan, drizzle with olive oil.. Cover with foil and roast for about an hour, until the beets are tender when pierced with a paring knife. Let cool.
  • In a serious blender, place the chopped garlic, beets, lemon juice, chipotle, tahini and salt. Use the tamper to blend the ingredients until very smooth.
  • Scrape into a serving bowl and drizzle with olive oil.