Beetroot Borani

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Appears in
Max’s Sandwich Book

By Max Halley and Ben Benton

Published 2018

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I Swear down this is the bestest thing ever made with beetroot. Smear this on bread and you are two thirds of the way to a Michelin Star. You can’t say fairer than that.


  • 1 of those vacuum packed cooked beetroot packs, juice and all
  • 1 garlic clove, grated
  • ½ a bunch of


Find a food processor. Put the walnuts in and blitz them thoroughly first. Add the beetroots (with all the juice from the pack) and the garlic and give it 4-5 cursory pulses. Add the dill stalks and blitz like a banshee. Add everything else and return to your cursory pulses until you have a nice smooth, bright pink smoosh. Taste it. If you want a bit more salt, add a few extra crumbles of feta.