Roasted Beet And White Bean Dip

Roasted Beet And White Bean Dip
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Mezze is the casual appetizer course that begins many Middle Eastern meals. This roasted beet and white bean dip will make a vibrant addition to any mezze-style spread. Courtesy of McCormick
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Roasted beet and white bean dip
Total time: 1.32 hours
  • 1/2 pound medium red beets, trimmed and cleaned
  • 1 can (15 ounces) white beans
  • 1 tablespoon tahini
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon mccormick gourmet™ organic ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon mccormick gourmet™ organic garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon mccormick gourmet™ sicilian sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon mccormick gourmet™ organic cayenne red pepper
  1. Preheat oven to 425°F.
  2. Wrap beets in foil.
  3. Place in shallow baking pan.
  4. Roast 1 hour or until beets are tender when pierced with small knife.
  5. Cool until able to handle.
  6. Peel then coarsely chop beets.
  7. Drain beans, reserving 1/4 cup of the liquid.
  8. Place beets, beans, tahini, lemon juice and seasonings in food processor; cover.
  9. Process until smooth, scraping down sides as necessary.
  10. Add reserved liquid; process until smooth.
  11. Spoon dip into small bowl.
  12. Cover.
  13. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
  14. To serve, drizzle dip with olive oil and garnish with chopped toasted pistachios or pepitas, if desired.
  15. Serve with warm pita wedges or pita chips.