Hands-on Time
15 Mins
Total Time
1 Hour 10 Mins
Yield
Serves 12 (serving size: about 2 1/2 tablespoons)
Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Lindsey Lower

How to Make It

Step 1

Preheat oven to 450°.

Step 2

Leave root and 1 inch stem on beet; scrub with a brush. Wrap beet in foil. Place on a rimmed baking sheet. Bake at 450° for 35 minutes. Add walnuts and garlic to pan. Bake 7 minutes or until nuts are toasted. Cool 10 minutes. Trim off beet root; rub off skin. Cut beet into quarters.

Step 3

Place garlic in a food processor; process until finely chopped. Add beet, and process until very finely chopped. Add walnuts, lemon rind, and remaining ingredients. Process until smooth.

Chef's Notes

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