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beet-tahini faux hummus serves 4 - 6 Ingredients + 1 pound beets (3-4 medium beets) + 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice + 1/2 cup tahini + 1/2 teaspoon garlic + salt + extra virgin olive oil Directions 1. Peel and chop beets into small cubes. Drizzle with olive oil and season lightly with salt. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Place beet cubes on aluminum foil and enclose. Put aluminum foil packet on baking sheet and cook beets until tender. 2. Once tender, remove beets from aluminum foil packet and allow beets to cool. Place beets, tahini, lemon juice and garlic in food processor. Process while slowly adding 1/4 cup olive oil through opening of food processor. Transfer to serving bowl then season generously with salt. Allow to sit covered for at least 30 minutes before eating.

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3. Serve with a light drizzle of oil.

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creamy avocado dip

Wine Pairings for this CruditĂŠ Grazing Board are featured from St. James Winery.

serves 4-6

Founded by the Hofherr family in the Meramec Highlands region of Missouri in 1970, it is celebrating 49 years as a family-owned and operated winery. Located in


St. James, it is Missouri’s largest, best-selling and most awarded winery.

+ 2 avocados + 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt



+ Aromas of grapefruit and marma-

vors of marmalade and pineapple

lade with fresh, crisp green apple

with a crisp, clean finish. A lively, easy

and lemon flavors. A delightful white

drinking white wine.

blend with a touch of sweetness and

+ Made with estate-grown vignoles grapes.

crisp acid which lingers for a long, satisfying finish. + Made with proprietors blend of Midwestern grape varieties. 14

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+ Floral and fruity aromas with fla-

+ 1 teaspoon onion powder + squeeze of lime + salt Directions 1. In a medium sized bowl, mash avocado until smooth. 2. Squeeze in juice from lime (to taste) then mix in garlic powder and salt. 3. Place in refrigerator until ready to serve. 4. Set out 30 minutes prior to serving for ideal temperature.

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May 2019 Issue of Johnson County Lifestyle

Johnson County, KS May 2019  

May 2019 Issue of Johnson County Lifestyle