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Beet Hummus Recipe Recipe

Looking for an easy Beet Hummus Recipe recipe? Learn how to make Beet Hummus Recipe using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by juccer

Makes 2 servings



Seriously, if you like beets, and you like hummus, you'll love this beet hummus.

Recipe Ingredients for Beet Hummus Recipe

1/2 pound beets (about 4 medium sized beets), scrubbed clean, cooked, peeled, and cubed*
2 tbsp sesame seed
5 tbsp lemon juice
1 clove garlic, chopped
1 tbsp ground cumin
1 tbsp lemon zest (zest from approx. 2 lemons)
1 Generous pinch of sea salt or Kosher salt
1 Fresh ground pepper to taste

Recipe Directions for Beet Hummus Recipe

  1. Place all ingredients in a food processor (or blender) and pulse until smooth. Taste and adjust seasonings and ingredients as desired.

  2. Chill and store in the refrigerator for up to 3 days or freeze for longer storage.

  3. Eat with pita chips, or with sliced cucumber or celery, or on a crostini with goat cheese and shaved mint.

  4. *To cook the beets, cut off any tops, scrub the roots clean, put them in a covered dish with about 1/4-inch of water in a 375F oven, and cook until easily penetrated with a knife or fork. Alternatively, cover with water in a saucepan and simmer until tender, about 1/2 hour. Peel once they have cooled.

Categories

Appetizers

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 171.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
127
Calories from Fat
49
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
5.4g
8%
Saturated Fat
0.7g
3%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
172mg
7%
Potassium
505mg
14%
Total Carbohydrates
19.2g
6%
Dietary Fiber
4.0g
16%
Sugars
10.2g
Protein
4.4g
Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 43%
Calcium 14% Iron 24%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • No cholesterol
  • High in calcium
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in iron
  • High in manganese
  • High in magnesium
  • High in potassium
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sugar
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