Beet Hummus

Published on
September 22, 2023
Intro
Simply Red hummus, beet hummus. This insanely gorgeous and healthy magenta dip is SO good, it will be on menu repeat for the foreseeable future.
Red beet hummus.
Prep Time:
5 Minutes
Cook Time:
40 Minutes
Servings:
6
Difficulty Level:
Easy
Ingredients

2 red beets

1- 15 oz can garbanzo beans (chickpeas), drained and rinsed

2 cloves garlic

2 1/2 tablespoons tahini

1 tablespoon lemon juice

1 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon Cumin

1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil

Directions

1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Wrap beats in aluminum foil and bake for 40 minutes or until tender.

2. When beets are cool enough to handle, peel to remove the skin.

3. In the bowl of a food processor fitted with a metal blade, add the beats, garbanzo beans, garlic, tahini, lemon juice, salt and Cumin. Process until smooth.

4. With the machine running, drizzle in the oil using the feedtube until smooth and creamy. If hummus is too thick, thin with water. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

If you have an extra few minutes, peel the skins of the garbanzo beans. This creates the smoothest hummus you have ever eaten.

Substitutions
Recipe Tip:
To add incredible flavor depth and intensity, add the Cumin to a small skillet over medium heat. Cook until fragrant, about 2 minutes.
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