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Table Charlotte- Recipes for the Week

Go homemade with beet spread and garbanzo beans
On toast or as a dip, a protein-packed delight
Published Sunday, June 9, 2019 2:26 pm
by Ashley Mahoney | The Charlotte Post

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June? Is that you? Welcome! We have snacks in mind just for you. This month, we are dedicating Table Charlotte to the exploration of homemade.

You’ve tried our traditional hummus recipe and black bean hummus recipe, but there are so many fabulous things that you can do with garbanzo beans. It’s packed with protein, and gosh, is it good. It makes the perfect spread on toast, or dip for veggies and crackers. Try it out, and let us know what you think!

Makes 3 cups

Homemade beet spread with garbanzo beans.


1 loaf multigrain bread

8 ounces clover sprouts

1 can sliced beets (approximately 2 cups)

2 cans garbanzo beans (approximately 4 cups)

1 tablespoon minced white onion

1 tablespoon minced garlic

Pepper to taste


Combine beets (including juice), drained garbanzo beans in blender, onion, garlic and pepper in blender

Start on the lowest setting, and gradually work your way up to purée

Pause occasionally, using a spatula to scrape the excess hummus off the sides

Once thoroughly combined, place blender with the lid on, in the fridge for 30-60 minutes, allowing the hummus to thicken

Spread over a piece of toast

Top with clover sprouts, and enjoy


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