Beet Hummus

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
10 min 45 min 8
Beet Hummus
Health Rating
High fiber and nutrient-dense colorful dip.

Ingredients


3 beet(s) Beets, raw
1 tsp Extra virgin olive oil
1/4 cup White onion
2 clove(s) Garlic (minced)
1 tsp Cumin
1 can (15oz) Chickpeas, canned, drained (drained and rinsed)
1/4 cup Tahini
1/4 cup Water
1/4 cup Lemon juice

Instructions


  1. Cook beets in a large pot of boiling water for 40 minutes or until tender (see notes). When cooled, peel beets and roughly chop. Set aside.
  2. In a medium frying pan, heat oil over medium heat. Add the onion, garlic and cumin and cook, stirring often, until onions are soft, 5-10 minutes.
  3. Add beets, onion mixture, chickpeas, tahini, water and lemon juice to a food processor and puree until smooth.
  4. Serve immediately and enjoy!

Notes:

Quick Tip

  • To save time, you can buy vacuum-packed ready-cooked beets found in most grocery stores.

Storage

  • Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 3 days.

Nutritional Highlights

  • Beets Help with oxygen uptake, blood pressure reduction, and athletic performance. They also have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties and are a top heart-healthy food.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 138
Calories from fat 54
Calories from saturated fat 6.8
Total Fat 6.0 g
Saturated Fat 0.8 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.3 g
Monounsaturated Fat 2.2 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 138 mg
Potassium 215 mg
Total Carbohydrate 17.8 g
Dietary Fiber 4.7 g
Sugars 4.6 g
Protein 5.7 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion


Meat Alternative 0.5
Vegetables 0.9

Energy sources


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