This stunning Beet hummus is colourful, healthy nutrient-packed and delicious. Made of cooked beet, tahini, chickpeas, garlic, lemon juice and olive oil, seasoned with cumin and a pinch of salt. It has creamy and velvety texture and a very unique slightly sweet taste. Vegan and gluten free! It takes 10 minutes to make it.
This hummus is my twist on a classic Middle Eastern hummus recipe. You will love it!
Beet hummus recipe
Hummus is one of my go-to appetizers. I recommend to try my classic Middle Eastern Hummus, Red pepper Hummus, Spicy Hummus, Avocado hummus or Roasted garlic hummus. Beef hummus has been on my bucket list for the last few years. And, frankly speaking, I didn’t plan to make it this week. But after making borscht, I had one extra cooked beet. I decided to give a try to beet hummus! Oh, boy! It turned out to be amazing! It is not only a power-packed dip, it is very delicious. And so much flavor!
How to make Beet Hummus
It is so easy to make this smooth and bright hummus dip. Let’s have a look at the process.
• Put all the ingredients in your food processor and pulse until smooth.
• Taste it and adjust seasoning. Add some water if it is too thick for you.
• Top hummus with toasted chopped walnuts, some reserved chickpeas, black sesame seeds. Don’t forget to drizzle with some olive oil.
Can I freeze hummus?
Yes, absolutely! Freeze it as you freeze any other food. Use an airtight freezer-safe container and don’t fill to the top because it is common for any food to expand as it freezes. You can keep beet hummus in the freezer for 2-3 months.
How to unfreeze beet hummus?
Transfer it from the freezer to the fridge and allow to thaw for 20-24 hours. If you find that the texture has changed and has become grainy, simply beat it with one tablespoon of water in a food processor until smooth again.
How to store beet hummus?
It will stay fresh for 4-5 days in the fridge. Drizzle generously with olive oil and cover with plastic wrap tightly before putting in the fridge.
Serve it with pita bread, fresh veggies or roasted chicken grill meat.
If you hate beet and you are scared that it will overpower the dish , these hummus recipes:
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