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Roasted Beet Hummus

Roasted Beet Hummus

Roasted Beets take hummus to a new level of delicious, as well as beautiful,  with this Roasted Beet Hummus.

Course Appetizer
Cuisine American, Canadian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 16 servings
Calories 55 kcal
Author Colleen

Ingredients

  • 2 medium beets roasted *see recipe notes for beet roasting instructions
  • 1 14 oz can chickpeas drained and rinsed
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • juice of two lemons
  • 4 tbsp tahini paste
  • 2 tsp sesame oil
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp salt
  • chopped parsley
US Customary - Metric

Instructions

  1. Put all ingredients in a food processor and puree until smooth.
  2. Adjust seasonings after tasting, if desired.
  3. Transfer to a container and store in fridge until well chilled.
  4. To serve, add a drizzle of sesame or olive oil and scatter with chopped parsley.

Recipe Notes

Roast beets ahead of time: Put beets, wrapped in foil, in a 400° oven for 45 minutes, or until fork tender. Allow to cool enough to handle, then rub skins off with a paper towel.

As an alternative to roasting your own beets, buy beets already cooked, or canned, for this recipe.

Nutrition Facts
Roasted Beet Hummus
Amount Per Serving
Calories 55 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Fat 3g5%
Sodium 228mg10%
Potassium 88mg3%
Carbohydrates 5g2%
Fiber 1g4%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 30IU1%
Vitamin C 0.7mg1%
Calcium 17mg2%
Iron 0.6mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.