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Superfood Beet Hummus 💗

Updated: Apr 7

superfood beet hummus

Even if you don't love the taste of beets, you are going to love the taste of this hummus! Get all the health benefits of this amazing superfood in the most delicious way!


Add beet hummus to your favorite sandwich or serve this colorful dip at your next get together for all to enjoy! I love bringing my Super-food Hummus to Super-bowl parties – it scores big points every time! 🏈🥳


Keep reading to find out why these vibrant roots are so good for you! 💖


Superfood Beet Hummus Recipe


Servings: Makes about 4 servings

Prep Time:10 minutes


Ingredients: (affiliate links)

  • 3 garlic cloves

  • ¼ tsp ground black pepper

  • 2 tbsp olive oil

  • 1 can of chickpeas, rinsed & drained

  • 2 tbsp tahini

  • 50 g lemon juice

  • 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar

  • olive oil, for drizzling

  • hemp seeds & pine nuts (optional toppings)

Instructions:

  1. Blend the Ingredients: In a food processor, combine the cooked beets, garlic cloves, ground black pepper, olive oil, chickpeas, tahini, lemon juice, and balsamic vinegar. Blend until smooth.

  2. Adjust Consistency: If the hummus is too thick, add a little water or extra olive oil to reach your desired consistency.

  3. Serve: Transfer the hummus to a serving bowl. Drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle hemp seeds and pine nuts on top, if using.

  4. Enjoy: Serve with your favorite veggies, crackers, or pita bread.



Nutritional Information


avocado toast with beet hummus
  • Calories: Approximately 150-200 kcal per serving. Beets and chickpeas make this a nutrient-dense, yet low-calorie dip.

  • Protein: About 4-6 g per serving, thanks to chickpeas and tahini.

  • Carbohydrates: Roughly 20-25 g per serving. Beets and chickpeas are natural sources of healthy carbs.

  • Fiber: Around 5-7 g per serving, contributing to digestive health and satiety.

  • Fat: About 8-10 g per serving, mostly from olive oil and tahini, which are good sources of heart-healthy fats.

  • Vitamins & Minerals: Rich in vitamins C and B6, folate, and manganese. Beets also add an antioxidant boost.


The Surprising Superpowers of Beets


beetroot
  1. Heart Health: Beets are high in nitrates, which convert to nitric oxide in the body and help improve blood flow and lower blood pressure.

  2. Improved Endurance: The nitrates in beets also help improve athletic performance by increasing the efficiency of oxygen delivery to the muscles.

  3. Anti-Inflammatory Properties: Beets contain betalains, a type of pigment with anti-inflammatory properties.

  4. Liver Health: Beets contain compounds that have been shown to help protect the liver and improve its function.

  5. Cancer Prevention: Beets contain antioxidants and anti-inflammatory compounds that may help prevent certain types of cancer.

  6. Rich in Nutrients: Beets are a good source of vitamins and minerals, including folate, potassium, and vitamin C.

  7. Gut Health: The fiber in beets helps promote a healthy gut by promoting regular bowel movements and feeding the beneficial bacteria in the gut.

food blogger making beet hummus

I hope you enjoy whipping up this vibrant and nutritious hummus! 🥣🌱 My superfood beet hummus is not just a feast for the eyes but also for your body. Beets are a nutritious root vegetable that offer several health benefits. 🌈❤️ From boosting heart health to fighting inflammation, beets do it all. 💪


Veginners, how do you plan to enjoy your beet hummus? As a colorful spread on your sandwiches? 🥪 A dip for your crunchy veggies? 🥕 Or maybe in a creative new way? 😋Share your tasty ideas in the comments below - I can't wait to hear how you're making this superfood shine in your meals! Enjoy! Love, Cheryl ~P.S... these vibrant earrings pair great with beet hummus;)


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Wonderful. How about Nutritional values? Love to know how much I can chow down on.

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Cheryl Martinez
Cheryl Martinez
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Hi Tonioros, I just added the nutritional information to this blog post for you :)

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