Updated: Apr 25
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 Super Bowl party for all to enjoy! Make this recipe with me on Pinterest TV!
Beets are a nutritious root vegetable that offer several health benefits, including:
Heart Health: Beets are high in nitrates, which convert to nitric oxide in the body and help improve blood flow and lower blood pressure.
Improved Endurance: The nitrates in beets also help improve athletic performance by increasing the efficiency of oxygen delivery to the muscles.
Anti-Inflammatory Properties: Beets contain betalains, a type of pigment with anti-inflammatory properties.
Liver Health: Beets contain compounds that have been shown to help protect the liver and improve its function.
Cancer Prevention: Beets contain antioxidants and anti-inflammatory compounds that may help prevent certain types of cancer.
Rich in Nutrients: Beets are a good source of vitamins and minerals, including folate, potassium, and vitamin C.
Gut Health: The fiber in beets helps promote a healthy gut by promoting regular bowel movements and feeding the beneficial bacteria in the gut.
Beet Hummus Recipe
Cook time: 5min
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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)
Place beets, garlic, chickpeas, tahini, lemon juice, balsamic vinegar and 2 tablespoons oil into a food processor or my robot chef and blend 20 sec/speed 7, or until smooth.
Transfer into a serving bowl, drizzle with olive oil and optional toppings. Serve with fresh veggie slices or crackers of choice.
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