Calories

140

Protein

5g

Carbs

14g

Fat

7g

This is a snack that’ll be a big hit at any social gathering—it’s especially perfect for a New Year’s Eve party! It makes a great impression with its bright, magenta coloring. High in fiber and protein, it’s great served with veggies or as a spread. Even kids are obsessed with it, since they get to dunk their veggies into bright pink dip!

Beet Hummus

Prep Time

10 min

Cook Time

0 min

Total Time

10 min

Recipe Type: snack/Appetizer

Serving Size: 1/4 cup

makes 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 cloves garlic, roasted
  • 1 medium or two small beets, canned or freshly roasted
  • 1 (15-ounce) can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 2 tablespoons tahini
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons warm water
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper

Directions

  1. To roast the garlic, slice the top off of a head of garlic and place it in a large piece of tin foil. Wrap the bottom and sides, leaving the top open. Drizzle olive oil over the top, then wrap the exposed portion with remaining tin foil. Place in an oven or toaster oven at 400°F for 30–35 minutes. Once cooled, the garlic will be soft, like butter, and easily squeeze out of the tough shells.
  2. In a food processor, add all of the ingredients and blend until smooth.
  3. Chill until ready to use.

 

NUTRITIONAL INFO PER SERVING
Calories 140 (70 from fat)
Total fat 7g
Saturated fat 1g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 270mg
Carbohydrate 14g (5g dietary fiber, 2g sugar)
Protein 5g

 

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