You can thank Marissa Lippert, co-owner of one of my favorite West Village eateries for this delightful recipe. Nourish Kitchen + Table is not just brimming with delicious food, but “shocker” it’s healthy too!
Lippert is a personal nutrition consultant with a knack for creating mouthwatering recipes that are actually good for you. This Bright Beet + Feta Dip with Greenmarket Crudite is no exception. Vibrant veggies brighten your mood, creating the perfect bite for your January healthy-eating habits.
This dish will surely extend your nutrition resolutions well into February — hopefully forever! Bring the refreshing taste Nourish Kitchen + Table into your kitchen and stop by to try all of their culinary delights.
3 large beets
4 ounces creamy feta cheese (such as French or Australian Feta)
Juice of half a lemon
Sea salt & white pepper to taste
Extra virgin olive oil for drizzling
Assortment of fresh raw and blanched seasonal vegetables such as purple
carrots, cauliflower, baby radish, endive, and asparagus
Simmer beets in water for about 40 minutes until tender. Allow to cool, remove
skin and puree in food processor until smooth. Mix goat cheese with about 2/3 of
the beet puree. Add lemon juice, garlic paste, salt and pepper. Drizzle in about 2
teaspoons of olive oil.
Serve dip with fresh and blanched veggies.
1 small garlic clove (minced to a paste)
Photography credit: Christine Han Photography