Roasted Beet Dip

image :  Roasted Beet Dip


  • 1 lb (500g) beets, trimmed
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/3 cup plain yogurt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons chili powder
  • salt and freshly ground pepper
  • Lebanese (or pita) bread, toasted and broken into pieces


Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C). Wrap beets individually in foil place on a baking sheet. Roast beets in preheated oven for about 1 hour or until tender. Open foil from beets and leave until cool enough to handle. Peel and trim beets; cut into chunks. Place in food processor.

Add garlic, mayonnaise, cheese, yogurt, chili powder and a pinch of salt and pepper. Process until smooth. Serve with toasted bread pieces. Makes about 3 cups.