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Stunning and healthy! This Roasted Beet Hummus recipe is a bright update on a classic Mediterranean appetizer.

Roasted Beet Hummus

Stunning and healthy! This Roasted Beet Hummus recipe is a bright update on a classic Mediterranean appetizer.

Course Appetizer
Cuisine Mediterranean
Keyword appetizers, dairy free, dips, gluten free, healthy, hummus, vegan
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 156 kcal
Author Stacey aka the Soccer Mom

Ingredients

  • 1 large red beet
  • 2 cups chickpeas cooked (1 cup dry)
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 2-3 Tablespoons tahini paste
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 Tablespoons lemon juice
  • Salt to taste
  • Cumin to taste, optional

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. Wash the beetroot and wrap in foil. Wrap garlic in foil separately.

  3. Place both foil packets in the oven, removing the garlic at 30 minutes, and beet at 1 hour. (Beet is cooked when you can pierce easily with a fork or knife).

  4. Allow all ingredients to cool completely.

  5. Peel cooked garlic and beetroot, and chop the beet into quarters.
  6. Place the garlic, beet chunks, chickpeas, tahini and lemon juice into a food processor. Puree with 1/4 cup olive oil.

  7. Taste and add a pinch of salt and/or cumin, if desired.

  8. To serve, scoop the hummus into a bowl, drizzle with olive oil and garnish.

Recipe Notes

Note: Nutrition information is a rough estimate only; actual values will vary based on the exact ingredients used and amount of recipe prepared.

Nutrition Facts
Roasted Beet Hummus
Amount Per Serving
Calories 156 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9g 14%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Sodium 12mg 1%
Potassium 175mg 5%
Total Carbohydrates 13g 4%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 2g
Protein 4g 8%
Vitamin A 0.2%
Vitamin C 3.8%
Calcium 3%
Iron 8.3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.