Grain-based salads are filling and nutritious, and work really well with fresh fruit, which adds colour, texture and taste.
Add the beetroot and chickpeas to a blender and mix until smooth.
Cut the garlic clove into three, and add one piece to the blender along with the lemon juice and a generous shake of salt and pepper. Blend to combine.
Taste the hummus. You may choose to add another third of garlic, more lemon juice and salt and pepper.
Pour into a dish and serve with peeled carrot and cucumber slices.
Make the most of your leftovers
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Make the most of your potatoes and create this amazing Patatas Bravas with a UK twist dish invented by Albert Bartlett.
In this case, made with leftover wild mushroom risotto and stale end slices of a white loaf of bread. Crunchy on the outside with a hit of rosemary and gooey mushroomy and cheesy goodness on the inside. Boom!
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Keep your fridge at 5°C or below
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