Beet Hummus

Beet Hummus

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Prep Cook Ready in Servings
10 min 45 min 55 min 8


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


Cook beets in a large pot of boiling water for 40 minutes or until tender. When cooled, peel beets and roughly chop. Set aside.

In a medium frypan, heat oil over medium heat. Add the onion, garlic and cumin and cook, stirring often, until onions are soft, 5-10 minutes.

Add beets, onion mixture, chickpeas, tahini, water and lemon juice to a food processor and puree until smooth.

Serve immediately or store in an air tight container in the fridge for up to 3 days.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 150
Calories from fat 56
Calories from saturated fat 7.1
Total Fat 6.2 g
Saturated Fat 0.8 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.4 g
Monounsaturated Fat 2.3 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 138 mg
Potassium 217 mg
Total Carbohydrate 18.0 g
Dietary Fiber 4.8 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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