Pink Beet Hummus Recipe

Pink Power Hummus - A Beet-iful Twist on a Classic

Yields:

4-6 serving(s)


Prep Time:


Total Time:

20 Minutes

Transport your taste buds to the Mediterranean with this vibrant vegan houmous! The smooth, velvety chickpeas blended with earthy tahini, aromatic cumin, and zesty lemon create a palette-pleasing base. The addition of bright pink beets pumps up the flavour, adding a touch of sweetness to balance the nuttiness.

With a spoonful of this lovely beet houmous, you'll feel like you're basking on a Greek island. It's a fibre-filled way to power up your day. The chickpeas provide plant-based protein while the beets deliver a boost of vitamins and minerals.

To make this tempting hummus at home, here's what you'll need:

Ingredients:
  • 500g cooked chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1 large cooked beet, peeled and chopped
  • 3 tablespoons creamy tahini
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 2 cloves garlic, pressed
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon 
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • Sea salt to taste
  • Mint leaves for garnish

Directions:

  1. In a food processor, blend the chickpeas, tahini, cumin, garlic, lemon juice and olive oil until smooth and creamy.
  2. Add the chopped beet and pulse until fully incorporated, leaving flecks of pink.
  3. Transfer the hummus to a serving bowl, drizzle with olive oil, and sprinkle with sea salt.
  4. Garnish with fresh mint leaves.

Serve this stunning pink houmous with pita or veggie sticks. It's sure to liven up any meal or snack!

Ingredients

  • 500g cooked chickpeas, drained and rinsed 
  • 1 large cooked beet, peeled and chopped
  • 3 tablespoons creamy tahini
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 2 cloves garlic, pressed
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • Sea salt to taste
  • Mint leaves for garnish

Instructions

Step 1: In a food processor, blend the chickpeas, tahini, cumin, garlic, lemon juice and olive oil until smooth and creamy. 

Step 2:Add the chopped beet and pulse until fully incorporated, leaving flecks of pink.

Step 3: Transfer the hummus to a serving bowl, drizzle with olive oil, and sprinkle with sea salt. 

Step 4: Garnish with fresh mint leaves.

Cook's Notes

Serve this stunning pink houmous with pita or veggie sticks. It's sure to liven up any meal or snack!

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