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Large black serving bowl filled with bright pink beet hummus garnished with olive oil, pine nuts, and chopped parsley.
4.83 from 40 votes

Beet Hummus Recipe

Enjoy this bright and colorful Beet Hummus Recipe with warm pita bread and fresh crunchy veggies! Ready in just 5 minutes!
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Servings: 6 servings (as a side)
Calories: 222kcal



  • 3 small cooked beets
  • 1 (15 ounce) can chickpeas drained (approx. 1.5 cups)
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1 lemon juiced
  • salt to taste
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • ¼ cup tahini plus more, to taste
  • ¼ cup olive oil


  • Add the beets to the bowl of a large food processor. Process until small little bits remain.
  • Add the remaining ingredients (except for the olive oil and garnishes) to the bowl and process until smooth, scraping down the sides with a rubber spatula if necessary (approximately 2-3 minutes). Add the olive oil and continue to process until fully incorporated. Season to taste (I usually like to add a little extra salt or tahini).
  • Transfer your prepared beet hummus to a bowl and serve garnished with a drizzle of olive oil, pine nuts sesame seeds, and fresh chopped parsley, if desired.
  • This hummus recipe is delicious serve with veggies, pita bread, on sandwiches, and pizza. Enjoy!


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This post was originally published on April 24, 2017


Calories: 222kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 177mg | Potassium: 263mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin C: 11mg | Calcium: 21mg | Iron: 1mg
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