Beetroot contains betacyanin which an antioxidant from the red pigment - a powerful anti-cancer agent. Beetroot is in abundance at our place so I thought I would try a Pete Evans recipe and he never lets me down - this is awesome!
500g beetroot (2 large or 4 small)
3 Tbl unhulled tahini
1 garlic clove, chopped
2 Tbl extra virgin olive oil
2 Tbl lemon juice
1 Tbl apple cider vinegar
2 tsp cumin powder
1/2 tsp sea salt
Vegetables for dipping
Preheat oven to 180 degrees. Wrap beetroot in foil and roast for 1-2hrs until tender. Set aside to cool. When cool, peel and roughly chop.
Place beetroot in food processor, add tahini, garlic, oil, lemon juice, vinegar, cumin and salt and process until smooth.