Beet Hummus Recipe

Roasted beet hummus is an easy way to enjoy beets. Garlic joins the party for an extra savory treat. 

Ingredients

roasted beets:
  • 2 small beets, scrubbed (about 3 or 12 oz total)
  • 5 cloves garlic, unpeeled
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil
hummus:
  • 1 can chickpeas, 15.5 oz, drained
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • kosher salt, to taste
  • black pepper, to taste

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 425°F.
  2. Place beets and garlic cloves on a 12 inch square piece of aluminum foil and drizzle with 1 1/2 teaspoons of olive oil. Fold foil around the beets and garlic to create an enclosed pouch.
  3. Place pouch on a rimmed baking sheet and roast for 45-60 minutes or until beets and garlic are tender and fragrant. Allow beets to cool about 15 minutes.
  4. Remove skin from beets and garlic cloves and place peeled beets and garlic in the bowl of a food processor.
  5. Add chickpeas, lemon juice and lemon zest and process mixture until it's evenly textured.
  6. With food processor running, drizzle in olive oil and process until almost smooth.
  7. Season with salt and pepper and process until incorporated. 
Beet Hummus Photo

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Notes

  • Use a paper towel to rub skin off of beets and to prevent staining your hands.
  • Serve hummus with a variety of veggies and pita crisps.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 2 tablespoons
Servings Per Recipe 16

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 39
Calories 80

% Daily Value*
7%
Total Fat 5g
3%
  Saturated Fat 1g
0%
Sodium 8mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate 7g
2%
  Dietary Fiber 2g
  Sugars 1g
3%
Protein 1g

* Percent Daily Value are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
** Nutrition Facts are estimated based on ingredients and data provided by Fat Secret. Please consult a doctor if you have special dietary needs.

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