Delicious dips

My brother's hand in the photo!!

Please excuse my brother’s hand in the photo!!

These two dips came out of a Coles magazine! My favourite one was the spinach dip, purely because I am mad about feta at the moment, and I have made many beetroot dips before! I served these two dips with some sliced olive bread and some gourmet crackers as a starter for a family meal. They were also delicious in sandwiches the next day πŸ˜€

-SPINACH DIP-

250g frozen, chopped spinach, thawed

250g tub ricotta

100g creamy feta

2 tablespoons lemon juice

2 teaspoons finely grated lemon juice

Option: fresh mint leaves

1. Squeeze the excess liquid from the spinach and place in a food processor along with the ricotta, feta, lemon juice/zest (and mint). Season with salt and pepper.

-BEETROOT HUMMUS-

250g baby beetroot, drained

400g can chickpeas, drained

2 garlic cloves, crushed

2 teaspoons lemon juice

2 tablespoons tahini

1 teaspoon ground cumin

1. Place the beetroot, chickpeas, garlic, lemon juice, tahini and cumin in a food processor. Season with salt and pepper and process until smooth.

You can also serve these dips with my homemade lavosh crackersΒ πŸ™‚

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One thought on “Delicious dips

  1. Hi there, In Israel and all over the Middle East – Hummus is a basic, staple food in its basic form (feel free to visit my new blog here and view my recipe). But over the past decade or so it has become only the base for so many delicious, nutritious recipes.

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