Beet Hummus

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This bright and creamy beet hummus is made with roasted beet, chickpeas, tahini, garlic and lemon. It’s subtly sweet, full of flavor and super easy to whip up. Serve it as a healthy appetizer or snack with veggies, crackers or pita or use it as a sandwich spread.

You’ll never believe what happened did this weekend!?! I, the girl who’s probably never watched over 5.4 minutes of a football game (excluding Super Bowl commercials), joined a fantasy football league AND attended a draft party. It’s an all-ladies league and it’s called “Draft Who’s Cutest” so I really couldn’t resist.

Beet hummus is bright pink in color, subtly sweet and full of flavor. Serve with veggies for a show-stopping party appetizer or use as a spread, dip or garnish.

Needless to say, Isaac is beyond pumped that I’m involved in said league. I think he thinks that because of this I am going to be remotely interested in football games. Who knows – maybe this little league will turn me into a football lovin’ fool. Doubtful, but I’ll let Isaac dream.

I have to admit that the draft party was fun. 10 girls, beer, and lots of appetizers – what’s not to like? You’ll be glad to hear that I now know that a tight end is an offensive player, not a bangin’ gluteus maximus.

Beet hummus is bright pink in color, subtly sweet and full of flavor. Serve with veggies for a show-stopping party appetizer or use as a spread, dip or garnish.

I couldn’t decide what dish to bring for the draft party. It’s funny, I have all these (great!) recipes on the blog, but I’m still at a loss every time I need to take a dish somewhere. It’s interestingly similar to the fact that my closet is full of clothes, but I never have anything to wear….

Anyhow, I rummaged through the fridge and found a big bag of beets from a CSA purchase and decided I’d make some beet hummus.

As I mention in the recipe you can use boiled or roasted beets.

Beet hummus is bright pink in color, subtly sweet and full of flavor. Serve with veggies for a show-stopping party appetizer or use as a spread, dip or garnish.

I loved the pop of color it added to the table of appetizers and the flavor is delicious — like regular hummus with a hint of sweetness, which I like! Most of the ladies who tasted it said they liked it as well, so I’ll take that as a success.

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Beet Hummus

5 from 3 votes
This bright and creamy beet hummus is made with roasted beet, chickpeas, tahini, garlic and lemon. It's subtly sweet, full of flavor and super easy to whip up. Serve it as a healthy appetizer or snack with veggies, crackers or pita or use it as a sandwich spread.
Beet hummus is a white bowl on a white plate with slices of cucumber, carrots, and rice crackers.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 35 minutes
Servings 8

Ingredients

  • 1 medium-large beet
  • 1 (15 ounce) can chickpeas
  • 3 Tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 Tablespoons tahini
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 400°F. Wash beets and wrap in aluminum foil. Place on a baking sheet and roast in the oven until cooked through and fork-tender, approximately 75-90 minutes, but timing will depend on the size of your beet.
  • Remove beet from the oven, let cool for 10 minutes and then peel. If needed, you can run the beet under cold water.
  • In a food processor add chickpeas, roasted beet, lemon juice, tahini, olive oil, garlic and sea salt.
  • Blend until smooth. Transfer to a serving dish and serve with pita chips, carrots, and cucumbers (or any other veggie/chip of choice).

Nutrition

Serving: 1/8 of recipe Calories: 114kcal Carbohydrates: 3g Protein: 1g Fat: 5g Saturated Fat: 1g Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g Sodium: 148mg Potassium: 7mg Fiber: 1g
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Keyword: beet hummus

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    38 comments
    1. Lori Maxfield
      May 25, 2021 AT 8:20 am

      5 stars
      I loved this beet hummus. 👍😊Tasty, and so pretty too.

      1. Brittany Mullins
        May 25, 2021 AT 11:18 am

        Yay!! I’m so glad you enjoyed the beet hummus, Lori! Thanks for the review 🙂

    2. Taylor Kiser
      September 19, 2016 AT 9:46 pm

      This beet hummus is gorgeous! Would love to try it!

      1. Brittany Mullins
        September 20, 2016 AT 10:08 am

        Thanks Tay!

    3. Heather Kinnaird
      September 19, 2016 AT 10:47 am

      this is the most gorgeous color! I cannot wait to try it

      1. Brittany Mullins
        September 19, 2016 AT 11:39 am

        Thank you Heather!

    4. Aqiyl Aniys
      March 29, 2014 AT 9:16 pm

      I would never have thought to add beets to hummus. I love hummus and beats but never thought to combine the two. Looking at the comments, I need to try it.

    5. Christine
      October 19, 2013 AT 2:21 pm

      Oh and also my 10 VERY SMALL beets give me about 2lbs!
      Wondering if I should go with 0.5lbs (3 beets) or the suggested 10 beets?

      1. Brittany Mullins
        October 19, 2013 AT 8:21 pm

        I would go with the 1/2 lb measurement. Hope this helps. Let me know how they turn out!

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