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The Big Dip
Beetroot Hummus

The Big Dip

We bring you interesting ways to get your hummus from basic to delicious in a jiffy.

Basic Hummus

You’ll need:

½ cup tahini

2 cups cooked chickpeas

2 cloves garlic, peeled

¼ cup extra virgin olive oil, and some more for drizzling

1 tsp paprika

Freshly ground salt and pepper, to taste

Freshly chopped parsley

Juice of 1 lemon, and more as per the requirement

Method:

  • Put all the ingredients in a food processor. Add a little water, just enough to allow the machine to produce a smooth puree.
  • Taste and adjust the seasoning if required.
  • Drizzle olive oil, sprinkle paprika and chopped parsley leaves.
  • Serve chilled.

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Avocado Hummus

You’ll need:

1 small ripe avocado

1 cup basic hummus

Extra-virgin olive oil, for drizzling

Method:

  • Blend the basic hummus and avocado together.
  • Drizzle olive oil and garnish with chickpeas.

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Beetroot Hummus

You’ll need:

1 cup roasted beetroot

1 cup basic hummus

Extra-virgin olive oil, for drizzling

Method:

  • Blend all the ingredients till smooth. Drizzle extra-virgin olive oil and serve.

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Basil Pesto Hummus

You’ll need:

½ cup basil leaves, plus extra for garnish

1 cup basic hummus

¼ cup parmesan

¼ cup pine nuts

Extra-virgin olive oil, for drizzling

Method:

  • Blend all the ingredients together until smooth and creamy.
  • Drizzle a generous amount of extra-virgin olive oil and garnish with basil leaves.

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