Beet hummus is made with oven roasted beets, chickpeas, tahini, olive oil, lemon juice and garlic. It's a vibrant and healthy snack or appetizer recipe.
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5 from 11 votes

Roasted Beet Hummus

Beet hummus is made with oven roasted beets, tahini, olive oil, lemon juice and garlic. It's a vibrant and healthy snack or appetizer recipe. 
Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 1 hr
Total Time: 1 hr 10 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
Keyword: beet hummus, roasted beet hummus
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 165kcal
Author: Lisa Bryan

Ingredients

  • 2 medium beet
  • 2 (15 oz) cans chickpeas, drained with liquid reserved
  • 1/3 cup chickpea liquid (or more, as needed)
  • 1/2 cup tahini
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 lemons, juiced
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1/2 tsp salt

Garnish

Instructions

  • Preheat your oven to 400 degrees fahrenheit.
  • Cut the stems of the beets, leaving approximately 2 inched attached. Wash the beets, lightly coat in olive oil (or avocado oil), place in a covered cast-iron pot or other baking dish and roast in the oven for 50-60 minutes.
  • Remove the beets from the oven and slice the tail and stem off the beets. 
  • Add the chickpeas, chickpea liquid, tahini, lemon juice, olive oil, garlic, salt and beets to a Vitamix or other high-powered blender. Use the tamper and blend for one minute or until smooth and creamy.
  • Transfer the beet hummus to a serving bowl and garnish with basil pesto, parsley and a drizzle of olive oil. 

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Notes

  • The recipe makes approximately 2 cups of beet hummus.

Nutrition

Calories: 165kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 168mg | Potassium: 172mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 15IU | Vitamin C: 16.1mg | Calcium: 31mg | Iron: 1mg