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1. Gather the ingredients

  • 1 small beetroot
  • a handful of white beans
  • juice of half a lemon
  • 2 spoons of olive oil
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 1 pinch of grated ginger

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2. Soak the beans

Place the white beans in a bowl, fill it with water, and leave to soak overnight.

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3. Boil the beans

The beans that have been submerged overnight are softer and take less time and energy to cook.

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4. Wrinkles

Notice how they get wrinkled.

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5. Take the skin off

Once the white beans are ready, take them out on a colander, wait until they are cold and peel their skin off.

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6. Chop the beetroot

You could grind or cut the beetroot thinly and small.

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7. Blend

Blend the raw beetroot with water using a blender or food processor.

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8. Mix with other ingredients

Add to the strong pink mix: the white beans, lemon juice, extra virgin olive oil, ginger and a pinch of marine salt.

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9. Enjoy

Use as a dip for carrots, celery, cucumber or pita bread or chips. Combine it with other pink food and host a memorable, delicious and healthy pink themed party!

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