Citrusy Beet and Tahini Dip

Citrusy Beet and Tahini Dip

10 ingredients
32 calories
30 min cook time


10 total
2 large beets, tops removed
¼ cup lemon juice
2 tablespoons tahini paste
1 tablespoon grated lemon peel
1 large clove garlic, chopped
½ teaspoon ground cumin
¼ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
2 teaspoons roasted pine nuts (optional)


Prep: 17
Cook: 30
Wait: 20
Serving: 8
Step 3
Peel beets by rubbing skin off with a paper towel. Chop into medium size pieces (about 1 ¾ cups).
Preparation: 10 min
Step 4
Place beets, lemon juice, tahini, lemon peel, garlic, cumin, salt and pepper in food processor or blender; cover. Process until smooth.
Preparation: 5 min
Step 5
Garnish with parsley and pine nuts. Serve with cucumber slices, pita chips, corn chips or naan bread (see recipe on this site).
Preparation: 2 min
Step 1
Place beets in a large pot; add enough water to cover beets. Bring to a boil; boil for 30 to 40 minutes.
Cooking: 30 min
Step 2
Remove from heat; let cool.
Waiting: 20 min

Nutrition Information

32 calories per serving
Serving size: 8
2.03g fat
3.04g carbs
1.03g protein
% DV*
Total Fat 2g
Saturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 18mg
Carbohydrates 3g
Dietary Fiber 1g
Sugars 1g
Protein 1g
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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