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Serves 4

4 large beets, cooked and peeled

2 tablespoons tahini paste

¼ cup Greek yogurt

grated zest from 1 lemon

juice from ½ lemon

½ teaspoon ground cumin

salt & pepper, to taste

  1. Chop the beets and place them in a food processor with tahini, yogurt, lemon, and cumin.
  2. Process until coarse.
  3. Season with salt and pepper and process until smooth.
  4. Spoon into a bowl and top with a little olive oil, red pepper flakes, and grated lemon zest.


Serve as a dip or a sauce on grilled white fish or chicken. Can be made the day before.

Photography by Ellen Silverman

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