Homemade Roasted Beet Hummus with Lemon

beet hummus

Here is a recipe for roasted beet hummus that is infused with lemon zest and lemon juice – it’s a gorgeous pink color and a departure from the typical hummus. Roasted beet hummus is great with pita chips, on shawarma, or with carrots and veggies!

Homemade Roasted Beet Hummus with Lemon

why you should put beets in your homemade hummus

Not only does this recipe have a beautiful pink color, beets really complement the flavor of chickpeas.

This hummus, though, really tastes a lot like bright lemon, after all is said and done.

beet hummus
beet hummus

How to make homemade, bright pink beet hummus

  1. wrap the beets in foil with a splash of olive oil and salt. roast the beet at 425 for 30 min. let cool and peel, then cut into quarters.
  2. in a food processor, pulse the beet first until grated.
  3. add in everything else – chickpeas, lemon zest and juice, and olive oil – and whiz to combine! that’s really it

Options for eating hummus

In addition to eating hummus as a dip with veggies, make a little open-face sandwich with it — put an egg on top!

more dip recipes

Here are some other dip-like things to try from me: kale yogurt dip and herby tahini dip. Try it with toast!

beet hummus

Lemon Beet Hummus

Mimi Newman
Homemade Roasted Beet Hummus with Lemon
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Dips
Cuisine American
Servings 16 ounces
Calories 92 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 small red beet
  • 16 oz chickpeas
  • 2 tablespoons of tahini
  • 1 lemon zest and juice
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions
 

  • wrap the beet in foil with a splash of olive oil and salt. roast the beet at 425 for 30 min. let cool and peel, then cut into quarters.
  • in a food processor, pulse the beet first until grated.
  • add in everything else and whiz to combine! that’s really it

Notes

Store bought beets are totally okay here!!

Nutrition

Serving: 2tablespoonsCalories: 92kcalCarbohydrates: 9gProtein: 3gFat: 5gSaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 7mgPotassium: 119mgFiber: 3gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 8IUVitamin C: 4mgCalcium: 20mgIron: 1mg
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