Spring Appetizer: Whipped Beet Ricotta Dip with Lemon Zest and a Glass of Rosé
  • 1 large red beet (about ½ pound), scrubbed
  • 2 cups of ricotta
  • Salt to taste
  • Lemon zest (for garnish)
  • Poppy seeds (for garnish)
  1. Trim beet top and root, and boil in its skin until cooked through (a fork should slide easily into the center of beet, 20-30 minutes.)
  2. Let sit until cool enough to handle. Peel beet by wrapping with paper towel and wiping off skin, which will slip off easily.
  3. Process beet and ricotta in a food processor until silky smooth. Season with salt to taste.
  4. Transfer to a serving bowl. Garnish with a dollop of ricotta, lemon zest and poppy seeds and pair with a glass of delightfully dry Meiomi Rosé.
Serve with Meiomi Rosé
Recipe by Honest Cooking at https://honestcooking.com/whipped-beet-ricotta-dip/