Recipe: Beetroot & Butterbean Hummus

Serves 4-6

Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: none

You’ll need:
250g cooked beetroot dipped in vinegar (not pickled)
1 tin butterbeans (410g), drained & rinsed
1-2 cloves garlic, crushed
Small bunch fresh chives, finely chopped (reserve a few for garnish)
3tbsp extra virgin olive oil
Sea salt & freshly ground black pepper

What to do:
1. Chop the beetroot into small dice, set aside in a medium bowl.
2. In a food processor blitz the butterbeans with the garlic, chives and olive oil. Season to taste with sea salt & freshly ground black pepper.
3. Transfer into the bowl with the beetroot and gently fold through to mix. Spoon into a serving bowl, drizzle with a little extra olive oil and garnish with a few snipped chives. Serve as a dip with pitta crisps, or part of a salad lunch spread.

Submitted by www.lovebeetroot.co.uk

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