Roasted beetroot and pumpkin salad with hummus

3
2
2
SmartPoints value per serving
Total Time
55 min
Prep
20 min
Cook
35 min
Serves
8
Difficulty
Moderate
Home-made hummus is super easy to make. Just add the ingredients to a food processor and blend. Top hummus with roasted pumpkin and beets, fresh radish and fresh herbs for a super salad.

Ingredients

pumpkin

1000 g, (1kg), Kent variety, unpeeled, cut into chunks

beetroot

750 g, peeled, cut into chunks

chickpeas, canned, rinsed, drained

1 can(s), (1 x 400g can)

olive oil

2 tbs

lemon juice

1 tbs

tahini

1 tbs

garlic

1 clove(s), crushed

radish

4 small, thinly sliced

fresh mint

¼ cup(s), leaves

fresh flat-leaf parsley

¼ cup(s)

oil spray

1 x 3 second spray(s)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 200°C. Line 2 large baking trays with baking paper. Place pumpkin and beetroot on prepared trays. Season with salt and pepper and lightly spray with oil. Bake for 30-35 minutes or until golden and tender.
  2. Meanwhile, using a food processor, process chickpeas, half the olive oil, lemon juice, tahini and garlic until almost smooth. Add 2 tablespoons hot water. Process again until smooth. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Spread hummus over base of serving plate. Top with beetroot, pumpkin and radish. Sprinkle with mint and parsley and drizzle with remaining olive oil.

Notes

TIP: Hummus can be made up to 3 days ahead. Store in an airtight container in the fridge.

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