Sweet and Spicy Beet Spread

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Ingredients

  • ⅓ cup (80 ml) olive oil
  • 2 Tablespoons honey, or sugar
  • 1 lemon, zested and juiced
  • ¼ cup (60 ml) tahini
  • ¼ cup (60 ml) white vinegar
  • 15 ounces (425 g) canned chickpeas, rinsed, drained
  • 1 cup (215 g) beets, cooked
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled
  • 1 jalapeño, seeded, quartered
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

Directions

  1. Add all ingredients to the Vitamix container in the order listed and secure the lid.
  2. Select Variable 1 or the Dips + Spreads program.
  3. Start the machine, slowly increase to its highest speed, and blend for 1 minutes; or start the machines and allow the Dips + Spreads program to complete.