Beet Hummus

  • 1.5 cups cooked chick peas or 1 can
  • 1 cup steamed beet puree
  • 1/2 cup chopped zucchini
  • 3 Tbs tahini
  • 2 Tbs lemon juice
  • 2 Tbs olive oil
  • 2 tsp cumin
  • 1 garlic clove, minced

In a food processor or blender, place the chick peas, beet puree and zucchini. Blend until it starts to become creamy.  Stop the blender, scrape down the sides of the container and add remaining ingredients. Blend until thoroughly combined. Serve as a dip, spread or as a filling for green leaves, peppers or tomatoes.