Friday, November 18, 2011

Beetroot dip recipe - How to make Beetroot dip

The Hummus Recipes Kitchen (The home of Hummus Recipes & Delicious Middle Eastern Recipes) invites you to try Beetroot dip Recipe. Enjoy the Middle Eastern Cuisine and learn how to make Beetroot dip.

Whet your appetite with this beautiful an versatile Turkish-inspired dip.

Preparation Time 15 minutes
Cooking Time 90 minutes

Ingredients (serves 6)

650g (about 3) beetroots, trimmed
80ml (1/3 cup) extra virgin olive oil
2 cloves garlic, crushed
280g (1 cup) Greek-style yoghurt


Preheat oven to 180C. Place beetroots with 2 tbs oil in a large bowl and toss well to coat. Season with salt and pepper. Wrap each beetroot loosely in foil, then place in a shallow ovenproof dish. Roast for 1 1/2 hours or until tender. Unwrap beetroots and cool to room temperature.

Coarsely grate beetroots and place in a colander to drain off excess liquid. Combine beetroots, remaining 2 tbs oil, garlic and yoghurt in a large bowl, then season. Makes 2 cups.


Tips: Dip will keep in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 2 days. Serve dip with Turkish bread.

Extract from Turkey: Recipes and tales from the road by Leanne Kitchen (Murdoch Books, $70).

MasterChef - March 2011, Page 121
Recipe by Leanne Kitchen

More Middle Eastern Recipes:

Mezze plate
Kibbeh bel-saniyyeh (Kibbeh pie)
Cracked Wheat Croquette
Middle Eastern Chicken Shawarma
Spicy Chicken Shawarma Salad
Chicken Shawarma

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