Turn regular hummus into a colorful, healthier dip by adding beets! This is the perfect use for leftover beets you don't know what to do with. Serve with vegetables, crackers, or pita wedges.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
total:
10 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
8 servings
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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Combine beets, chickpeas, lemon juice, tahini, garlic, salt, and cumin in the bowl of a food processor; pulse until pureed. Pour reserved chickpea liquid in slowly, with the processor running, until hummus is smooth and desired consistency is achieved.

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Cook's Note:

If you don't have any leftover beets, roast 2 small beets (about 1/4 pound) in the oven wrapped in aluminum foil with a drizzle of olive oil and a pinch of salt at 375 degrees (180 degrees celsius) for 45 minutes, or until soft. You can then let cool and peel to use in the hummus.

Nutrition Facts

72 calories; protein 2.7g 5% DV; carbohydrates 10.7g 3% DV; fat 2.5g 4% DV; cholesterol 0mg; sodium 338.7mg 14% DV. Full Nutrition
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Rating: 5 stars
11/26/2020
I used olive oil instead of reserved chickpea liquid, which worked great Read More
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