Lucky Recipes / Trio of Dips and Crudités and Crackers

TRIOS OF DIPS WITH CRUDITES AND CRACKERS

Serves 4

INGREDIENTS

Sweet Potato Almond Dip
1 large sweet potato, baked in the oven and the flesh scraped out
85g (½ cup) LUCKY OVEN ROASTED ALMONDS
2 cloves of garlic
2 tbsp parmesan cheese
½ cup finely chopped parsley
1 tbsp fresh lemon juice
salt and pepper to taste

Beet Almond Dip
2 Beetroots, peeled, cooked
125g (¾ cup) LUCKY OVEN ROASTED ALMONDS
1 clove of garlic
½ tsp powdered cumin
130g (½ cup) yoghurt
salt and pepper, to taste

Broad Bean Pistachio Dip
110g (1 cup) broad beans
85g (½ cup) LUCKY PISTACHIOS
1 clove of garlic
½ cup mint leaves
1 tbsp parmesan cheese
1 tbsp olive oil
salt and pepper to taste

For the platter
1 Lebanese cucumber, thinly sliced
1 red pepper, sliced lengthwise
1 yellow pepper, sliced lengthwise
tomato medley, to serve
fresh mint leaves, to serve
your choice of crackers, to serve
grapes, to serve

DIRECTIONS

1. To make the Sweet Potato Almond Dip, place the sweet potato, almonds, garlic, parmesan cheese and herbs into the bowl of your food processor and process to form a smooth paste. Add the lemon juice. Season with salt and pepper.

2. To make the Beet Almond Dip, place the beets, almonds, garlic, cumin and yoghurt in the bowl of your food processor and process to form a smooth paste. Season with salt and pepper.

3. To make the Broad Bean Pistachio Dip, place the broad beans in a large heatproof bowl. Add boiling water until beans are just covered. Set aside for a minute. Peel and discard the skins. Place the broad beans, pistachios, garlic, mint leaves and parmesan cheese in the bowl of your food processor and process to form a smooth paste. With the motor running, add the olive oil in a thin stream and blend until smooth. Season with salt and pepper.

4. To serve, place the dips on a platter or a serving plate. Arrange the vegetables, fruits and crackers around the dips.

PRODUCTS IN THIS RECIPE

Lucky Oven Roasted Almonds
Lucky Oven Roasted Almonds
Lucky Natural Pistachios
Lucky Natural Pistachios

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