Are you tired of the same old hummus recipes? Do you want to create a dip that not only tastes delicious, but is also healthy and visually stunning? Then you’re in luck! Introducing the showstopper of all hummus recipes – a magical beet hummus that’s bursting with unique flavors and packed with nutrients.
This dip has an incredibly vibrant and stunning color and is also incredibly easy to make. Keep reading to learn how to whip up this beet hummus recipe that will impress your guests and leave them begging for the recipe.
How to Make Beet Hummus
You’re about to embark on a vibrant and healthy journey that will leave you feeling satisfied and energized – a journey that’s all thanks to the magic of beets! Yes, you heard that right, beets! These humble and often overlooked root veggies are the star of today’s show, as we take the classic hummus dip and give it a colorful and nutritious twist.
With their deep ruby hue and earthy sweetness, beets lend themselves perfectly to this delicious and satisfying beet hummus recipe – a recipe that’s destined to become your new favorite snack. Hummus is a well-loved dip that’s both healthy and versatile, but adding beets to the mix takes it to a whole new level.
Not only does it give the hummus a gorgeous bright pink color, but it also adds an earthy sweetness that complements the classic chickpea and tahini flavors perfectly. Plus, the addition of beets means this hummus is packed with even more nutrients and fiber than traditional hummus.
Get ready to make a rockin’ batch of beet hummus that’s sure to impress your taste buds! Heat up your oven to 400°F and start roasting those beautiful beets until they’re soft. After about 35 minutes, let them cool down and peel away their outer layer.
Toss the cooked and peel beets in a blender or food processor with some salt-free chickpeas, zesty lemon juice, silky olive oil, tangy tahini, garlic and a bit of water. Give it a whirl and keep blending until everything’s totally smooth and creamy. Add a bit more water if you like a thinner consistency.
Now, grab a bowl and get creative with your veggie dippers. You’re going to love this colorful, healthy snack. So next time you’re wondering what to bring to a party or just looking to switch up your snacking routine, give this recipe a try! If you’re on Nutrisystem, you can log each serving as one SmartCarb and one PowerFuel in your NuMi app journal.
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Calories per Serving: 232
On Nutrisystem, Count As: 1 SmartCarb and 1 PowerFuel
- 2 beets
- 1 (15 oz.) can chickpeas, no salt added
- ¼ cup lemon juice
- 2 Tbsp. olive oil
- 2 Tbsp. tahini
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 2-3 Tbsp. water
- Preheat oven to 400°F.
- Place beets in foil and roast for 35 minutes, or until soft.
- Remove them from the oven and allow to cool, then remove the skin.
- Place the peeled beets and remaining ingredients in a blender or food processor. Process until smooth, adding more water to thin out as needed.
- Serve in a bowl with chopped vegetables.