Beet Hummus- anti-cancer recipes- cook for your life
Servings: 6
Prep time: 15

Hummus is usually associated with chickpeas, but not this one. You’ll find this hummus is pleasantly pink, thanks to the jewel-like red of the beets that are used to make it. Beets are packed full of nutrients, so dive in!

Preparation

  1. Blend all ingredients in a food processor until smooth. Taste for seasoning. Sprinkle with the extra lemon zest and drizzle with olive oil.
  2. Serve with Whole Wheat Pita Chips or celery sticks.

Ingredients:

  • 6 medium beets (12 ounces), boiled and peeled
  • 3 tablespoons tahini
  • 1 small garlic clove
  • Juice from half a medium lemon
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest, plus an extra pinch for garnish
  • Sea salt, to taste

Nutritional Information

Calories

63 cals

Fat

4 g

Saturated Fat

1 g

Polyunsaturated Fat

2 g

Monounsaturated Fat

2 g

Carbohydrates

6 g

Sugar

3 g

Fiber

2 g

Protein

2 g

Sodium

161 mg

*per serving

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Ann's Tips and Tricks

If you want to save some time, look for Rocal vacuum packed, pre-cooked and peeled beets in the supermarket. These beets are a great pantry standby. They are vinegar free and, left unopened, will keep almost indefinitely.

 


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