Beetroot & mint dip

Beetroot & mint dip

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Prep: 10 mins No cook

Easy

Serves 4
A healthy and vibrant dip, flavoured with nigella seeds and cumin to serve with crudites or flatbreads - it works well in lunchboxes too

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal48
  • fat2g
  • saturates1g
  • carbs6g
  • sugars6g
  • fibre2g
  • protein2g
  • salt0.2g
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Ingredients

  • 250g vacuum-packed beetroot
    Beetroot

    Beetroot

    beat-root

    A favourite in 1970's British salads (served cooked and pickled in vinegar), beetroot is a…

  • ½ tsp ground cumin
  • 2 tsp chopped mint, plus a few leaves for sprinkling
    Mint

    Mint

    mi-nt

    There are several types of mint, each with its own subtle difference in flavour and appearance.…

  • squeeze lemon juice
  • 3 tbsp half-fat crème fraîche
  • a few pinches nigella seeds

Method

  1. Put beetroot and cumin in the small bowl of a food processor, season and blend until smooth. Tip into a bowl, add the mint and lemon juice, then gently stir through crème fraîche to get a rippled effect. Sprinkle with mint leaves and nigella seeds.

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yvettelc30
7th Aug, 2014
5.05
Really easy and tasty, beetroot and mintvasre an excellent combo!
yvettelc30
7th Aug, 2014
5.05
Really easy and tasty, mint and beetroot are an excellent combo!
turncamb
28th Jul, 2013
Made this for a dinner party in the garden and it was loved by all the guests, will make again
Hols2016
5th Oct, 2016
Can you freeze this dip once you have made it?
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goodfoodteam
15th Oct, 2016
We'd suggest serving this fresh for best results. We always put a blue star above the nutrition information if a dish is suitable for freezing.
pipnjambo
26th Jun, 2013
48 Kcals per serving, but how much is a serving?????
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philinbrighton
27th Jun, 2013
It says it serves 4 so would assume one serving was a quarter.
Mooroid
13th Apr, 2015
Delicious tasting, however far too sloppy for my liking using the quantities given. Either try using less crème fraîche or use more beetroot.