Sweet and Spicy Beetroot Spread

Sweet and Spicy Beetroot Spread

Bold ingredients like jalapeño and roasted beetroots lend this dip great colour and flavour.

Makes 720 ml (24 Servings)
Total Time 11 Minutes
Difficulty Easy
Container Low-Profile 2.0-litre Container


  • 80 ml (⅓ cup) extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 Tablespoons honey
  • 2 dates, pitted, or 1 Tablespoon honey
  • ½ lemon, peeled, halved
  • 90 g sesame seeds, or tahini
  • 60 ml distilled white vinegar
  • 215 g beetroot, roasted, peeled, quartered
  • 450 g canned chickpeas, drained
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled
  • 1 jalapeño, halved, seeded
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper


  1. Place all ingredients to the Vitamix container in the order listed and secure the lid.
  2. Start the blender on its lowest speed and quickly increase to its highest speed.
  3. Blend for 45-60 seconds, using the tamper to press ingredients toward the blades, until desired consistency is reached.

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