Quick & Easy Beet Hummus

beet hummus recipe

  Ingredients List:

  • 2 cups chick peas
  • 2 cups roasted beets
  • 1/3 cup tahini
  • Water as needed
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1/2 cup Greek extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt & pepper to taste

Method:

  1. Pre-heat oven to 400*f/200*c
  2. Peel and place beets onto aluminum foil sheet
  3. Drizzle with olive oil, season to taste and add 1 clove minced garlic
  4. Close aluminum foil into packet and roast for 1 hour
  5. In a food processor, add the remaining ingredients and puree until smooth
  6. Once beets have cooked, add them to the hummus mixture in the food processor and continue pureeing until mixture is smooth and vibrant red 

 

Notes & Tips:
  • Can be made ahead
  • Add optional chili for added heat
  • Allow to chill in refrigerator for at least 30 minutes before serving
  • Serve with pita, crackers or veggies
  • Suitable for low-carb and Lenten diets