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Camila demonstrated how to make simple, budget-friendly appetizers for a party—like her beet hummus (recipe below) and tortellini pesto skewers, which can be found on her website—and stressed the importance of bringing people together.
“When you create meaningful [experiences], people hold on to those memories,” said Camila. “We work really hard to bring unique experiences that our community may have not had the chance to be a part of otherwise.”
Get the party started in your own home with Camila’s quick-and-easy beet hummus recipe below.
Camila Alves McConaughey’s Beet Hummus
2 cans chickpeas, drained
1 cup tahini
1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
3 garlic cloves
1 tsp ground cumin
3 medium beets, cooked
Sliced almonds, feta cheese, thinly-sliced scallions, and sliced radishes, for garnish
1. In food processor combine all ingredients and puree until creamy. If it’s too thick, add a little water to get to desired consistency.
2. Transfer to serving bowl and top with garnishes.