Beetroot and Chickpea Dip

Preparation info
  • Makes approx.

    900 ml

    • Difficulty


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Cook, Eat, Repeat: Ingredients, recipes and stories

By Nigella Lawson

Published 2020

  • About

While I don’t go in for starters, even when I have friends over for supper, I am – as I mention often – a dips-with-drinks devotee. This is a new addition to my stable of regulars: the beetroot not only turns the chickpeas a quite ridiculously uplifting pink, but helps you create a soft, slightly fluid texture (though it will thicken on standing), all the better for sticking a tortilla chip or a baby carrot into.

Alongside, I like to bring out a bowl of the green salsa I’ve been mak