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Rosemary Beet Hummus

“We got the beet”!  Why? Because not only are beets delicious, but they’re good for you, too!  Beets are packed with immune-boosting vitamin C, digestion supporting fiber, and essential minerals like potassium and manganese.FullSizeRender_2

Looking to detox? Beets help to cleanse your liver, kidneys and pancreas, working to reduce the “bad” cholesterol, and regulate your blood pressure. They combat anemia, fight fatigue, and  build stronger bones… and did we mention Beets are an aphrodisiac, too?… we think you’ll really enjoy the beets in this Rosemary Beet Hummus.

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Rosemary Beet Hummus

Cook & Prep Time: 5 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1 can rinsed, drained garbanzo beans
  • 2 medium roasted beets
  • 1T lemon juice
  • 1T olive oil
  • 1T tahini
  • 2 garlic cloves (optional or one if you don’t like garlic)
  • 2t rosemary (more for extra flavor)
  • 2+ T of water (to reach desired consistency)
  • salt and pepper to taste

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Place beans, roasted beets, olive oil (optional) and lemon juice in food processor and begin to process.  Next add in tahini, rosemary and garlic and give it a blend.  Now is when you want to begin adding water one tablespoon at a time to reach your desired consistency.  Add salt and pepper to taste.

This Rosemary Beet hummus is also great in salads, wraps and on sandwiches, too.  It’s amazing how creative you can get with hummus or beets!

 

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