Citrusy Beet and Tahini Dip

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Citrusy Beet and Tahini Dip
Recipe Info - Skill Level
Recipe Info - Serving Size
Makes 8 servings, about 2 tablespoons per serving
Recipe Info - Prep Time
17 min
Recipe Info - Cook Time
30 min


  • 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)

Make It

Step 1

Place beets in a large pot; add enough water to cover beets. Bring to a boil; boil for 30 to 40 minutes.

Step 2

Peel beets by rubbing skin off with a paper towel. Chop into medium size pieces (about 1 ¾ cups).

Step 3

Place beets, lemon juice, tahini, lemon peel, garlic, cumin, salt and pepper in food processor or blender; cover. Process until smooth.

Step 4

Garnish with parsley and pine nuts. Serve with cucumber slices, pita chips, corn chips or naan bread (see recipe on this site).

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