Colorful Beet Hummus

For SHA Wellness Clinic
Tuesday November 6th, 2018
Healthy nutrition

Our expert in nutrition, Melanie Waxman, has shared this original version of the classic hummus recipe, which is distinguished for its vibrant colour and its anti-inflammatory properties. It is unique and you will be impressed for sure!

Preparation time

25 minutes


5 people

  • 1 jar organic chickpeas drained – 15 ounces
  • 2 beets rinsed
  • ¼ cup tahini
  • ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • Juice of 2 lemons
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 teaspoon cumin powder
  • Finely chopped parsley or cilantro for garnish

To roast the beets

  • Preheat the oven to 220 degrees C.
  • Trim the tops off the beets and cut into slices.
  • Drizzle with olive oil and a little sea salt, and toss to coat the beets.
  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and place beets on top.
  • Bake in the oven for 10minutes or until soft.
  • Remove and allow to cool.

Making the hummus

  • Place the beets, lemon juice, sea salt, garlic and olive oil into a blender. Blend until smooth.
  • Add the tahini, cumin, and chickpeas.
  • Contiue to blend until smooth and creamy.
  • Place in a serving bowl and serve garnished with fresh herbs.
  • Enjoy with raw vegetables like carrots, cucumbers, radishes, or celery.



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