Daily Archives: 6 April 2018

Beet Hummus {CtBF}

I love hummus and I love beets, so I was intrigued by this week’s Cook the Book Fridays recipe for Beet Hummus, this shocking pink dip.  The hummus couldn’t be easier to make which was perfect since I’m fighting a cold and have barely left the house in days.

All the ingredients are pureed in the food processor.  The most time-consuming task was roasting a beet.  The usual suspects in hummus were part of the ingredient list (garlic, lemon, chickpeas, and tahini), but to be honest, the beet overpowered it all.  While the color is fun, I found the flavor to be cloyingly sweet.  I forgot to sprinkle the top with some za’atar, which might have changing the mix.

All in all, in the future, I’ll take my hummus and beets separately, please.

To see what my friends at Cook the Book Fridays thought of beet hummus, check out their links here.  You can find the recipe on page 58 of David Lebovitz’s My Paris Kitchen.

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