Beet and Blue Cheese Hummus

Beet and Blue Cheese Hummus

Beet and Blue Cheese Hummus

Valentines’s Day is right around the corner, looking for a festive snack that doesn’t involve sugar or chocolate. Try making this delicious and savory hummus, go all the way and cut pita into heart shapes with a cookie cutter or serve with red veggies like peppers and cherry tomatoes.

Beet and Blue Cheese Hummus

1 15 oz can chick peas, drained and rinsed

3 T Tahini (sesame seed paste)

2-3 T blue cheese ( you could also use feta)

1 t salt

1/2 c sliced pickled beets

2 T beet juice from jar

1/2 c olive oil

1T chopped green onions

Add all ingredients except oil to a food processor, turn on and slowly drizzle olive oil in.  Continue to process until all ingredients are completely smooth, add more oil if it is too thick.

Serve with pita, tortilla chips or fresh veggies. I drizzled some extra beet juice on top when serving.

 

 

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Beet and Carrot Salad with Cilantro

2 c fresh raw beets, peeled and shredded

2 c matchstick or shredded carrots

2 T honey

1t salt

3 T olive oil

juice from 2 limes

1/4 t pepper

1/2 t cayenne pepper

1/4 chopped fresh cilantro

in a small bowl whisk together honey, lime juice, olive oil, salt, pepper and cayenne pepper, set aside. In a large bowl add carrots, beets, and cilantro. Toss together. add dressing and stir