Beetroot & Flax Hummus
- Blend cooked beetroot, drained chickpeas, garlic, lemon juice, flaxseed oil, beetroot powder, salt & pepper
- Place humous mix into bowl, add a swirl of natural coconut yoghurt on top and crushed pistachios
- Serve with Nairn’s Ancient Grain Oatcakes
Nairn’s Ancient Grain Oatcakes
Pistachio nuts, crushed
Natural coconut yoghurt
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- 2 small cooked beetroot
- 1 x 400g can chickpeas
- 2 cloves garlic
- ½ lemon, juiced
- 60ml flaxseed oil (3 large tbsp)
- 1 ½ tsp beetroot powder
- Salt, pepper