Not only is this recipe nutritiously high in fiber, it’s a beautiful eye popping color guaranteed to be enjoyed by your palate and your eyes! Beets are wonderful for heart health and are anti-inflammatory. They also contain nitrates which can help improve athletic performance by dilating blood vessels.

Beets for the WIN!

Beet Hummus

Course Appetizer


  • 1 roasted beet, peeled and chopped (cover in olive oil, wrap in tin foil and bake at 400 until tender, let it cool then remove skin)
  • 1 can chickpeas drained OR Michelle's favorite, roasted chickpeas
  • 2/3 cup tahini
  • 2-3 zested and juiced lemons – aim for about 1/3 cup of lemon juice
  • 2 chopped garlic cloves
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1 tsp cumin – start here and add more to taste
  • 1 tsp kosher salt


  1. Put all the ingredients into a food processor. Slowly add in olive oil and blend until desired texture is achieved.

  2. Serve as a dip or a spread with your favorite veggies, crackers/bread!