Roasted beets should be completely cooled before using them in this recipe.
As an alternative to roasting fresh beets, you can buy beets already cooked, or canned, for this recipe.
You can use golden beets instead of red beets. You'll still have the same creamy hummus and beet flavor, minus the color.
Your homemade beet hummus tastes best if it's chilled for an hour or so before using it.
If you don't have either a food processor or a high speed blender, you can mash everything together with a potato masher, or use a mortar and pestle. Your hummus won't be as smooth and creamy, but a chunkier version will still be delicious!
Keep leftovers in an airtight container in the fridge for up to one week.