Source: CanolaInfo Test Kitchen | Category: Appetizers, Snacks

Beet Hummus

A vibrant take on a Mediterranean classic, this unique hummus uses beets to add tangy taste and vivid color. Canola oil adds a smooth and light texture to this creamy dip.

Beet Hummus

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups cooked beets 375 mL
  • 1 can (15.5 oz/460 mL) chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 1 Tbsp tahini 15 mL
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1/2 tsp cumin 2 mL
  • 1/4 tsp salt 1 mL
  • 1 Tbsp canola oil 15 mL
  • 1 lemon, juiced (about 4 Tbsp/60 mL)

Instructions

  • 1. In blender or food processor, add all ingredients. Blend until smooth.
  • 2. Transfer to serving bowl. Serve with cut vegetables.

Yield

2 cups (500 mL)

serving size

1/4 cup (60 mL)

nutritional analysis

Per Serving

Calories85
Total Fat3 g
Saturated Fat0 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Carbohydrates13 g
Fiber3 g
Sugars5 g
Protein3 g
Sodium222 mg
Potassium168 mg