Vibrant Beet Hummus Recipe

Hummus is a heart-healthy dip staple in many households. In this recipe, canned beets kick the heart health value up a notch with a dose of fiber, antioxidants and potassium. 

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Vibrant Beet Hummus Recipe

Vibrant Beet Hummus Recipe

  • Author: Shanthi Appelo


In this recipe, canned beets are blended into heart-healthy and protein-rich hummus for a vibrant result. Pair with a rainbow of veggie dippers for even more health value. 


  • 2 15 oz cans chickpeas 
  • 1 12 oz can beets 
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced 
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil 
  • Juice from 1 large lemon 
  • 3/4 cup tahini 
  • Ice-cold water as needed 
  • Salt and pepper to taste 
  • Optional – garnishes such as paprika, chopped parsley and pistachios 



  1. In a blender or food processor, combine lemon juice, garlic and tahini and blend until smooth. Add 2 tablespoons of ice-cold water and blend. 
  2. Add chickpeas and beets and blend until smooth. Slowly drizzle in olive oil to incorporate. Add salt and pepper to taste. Add more ice-cold water to get desired consistency.  
  3. Garnish if desired and serve with cucumbers, peppers, whole-wheat pita or other desired foods. 

Vibrant Beet Hummus Recipe 

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