Beet Hummus

Beet Hummus

Beet Hummus A Fun Way To Eat Beets

Beet hummus is a fun and delicious way to add beets to your diet.  Beets contain valuable nutrients that may help lower your blood pressure, fight cancer and inflammation, boost your stamina, and support detoxification.  So gather some organic beets and some delicious chickpeas and reap the rewards of adding beets to your diet.

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Beet Hummus
Beet Hummus
Calories: 1283 kcal
Author: Michaels Holistic Healing
Ingredients
  • 3 cups chickpeas cooked & peeled
  • 1/2 lb beet root
  • 2 large garlic cloves
  • 1/4 cup tahini plus 2 tbs extra
  • 1 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 3/4 cup aquafaba * cold
  • 4 tbsp lemon juice
OPTIONAL
  • parsley to garnish
  • black & white sesame seeds to garnish
  • extra virgin olive oil to garnish
Instructions
  1. Cook beet root anyway you want to

    Steam

    Bake - 390 degrees for about 1 hour or until you can easily pierce the root

  2. Let cool to the touch and then peel the root

  3. Combine all your ingredients in your food processor or high speed blender 

  4. Process until smooth

  5. If your mixture is still too thick, slowly add more aquafaba until you get a consistency that you like

Recipe Notes

*aquafaba is a fancy name for chickpea cooking water. In this recipe, it works best if it has been cooled and chilled in the fridge.

Nutrition Facts
Beet Hummus
Amount Per Serving
Calories 1283 Calories from Fat 405
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 45g 69%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Sodium 3143mg 131%
Potassium 2541mg 73%
Total Carbohydrates 175g 58%
Dietary Fiber 46g 184%
Sugars 40g
Protein 58g 116%
Vitamin A 4.2%
Vitamin C 52.4%
Calcium 38.1%
Iron 111.2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

When you visit our retreat center, you can enjoy some beet hummus with one of your meals or as a snack.  At Costa Rica Retreat we are about healthy eating and healing your body, mind and spirit through food.

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