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Red Beet Hummus Recipe

roasted red beet hummus recipe

Posted on: November 27, 2019 by Kiryako Sharikas

This Healthy Eats recipe is brought to you by The Daily Kitchen & Bar.

If you enjoy eating a traditional hummus, you’ll love this tasty twist on this delicious dish. It’s easy to fix and has a lot of nutritional value you can add to your diet.

Beet Nutritional Facts: They are a great source of potassium, folate, Vitamin B2, and manganese. They are also a great source of the antioxidant, betaine, which can help reduce the risk of cellular damage.

Chickpea Nutritional Facts: Chickpeas are packed with nutrients! They’re a great source of fiber and plant-based proteins, which can help curb appetite, aid with digestion, and help support blood sugar control.


Ingredients

  • 2 cans chickpeas (aka garbanzo beans)
  • ½ cup tahini
  • ¼ cup lemon juice
  • ¾ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • ¼ cup water
  • 1 cup cooked red beets (chopped)
  • 1 Tbsp salt
  • 1 tsp brown sugar
  • 2 tsp cumin

Directions

  1. Cook red beets through ( Here are a few ways to cook beets.)
  2. Drain and rinse chickpeas
  3. Add all ingredients to a food processor and puree until smooth.

Tip: For best results, chill for at least 4-5 hours before serving, the flavors develop more as it sits.

Learn more healthy recipes and nutritional facts at our Healthy Eats section.