Recipe: Beetroot Hummus

Alpa Momaya

July 4, 2022


Beetroot Hummus

Everyone has heard of hummus. It's the classic Middle Eastern dip made with chickpeas, tahini, garlic, and citrus. But hummus with Beets? This pink twist to the extremely healthy hummus that can be quickly made by combining all of the ingredients in a mixing bowl. It can be refrigerated and is a nutritious snack. This recipe is for a simple and easy dip to serve with crackers or as a sandwich spread on toasted bread. You can use raw beets or roast them in the oven for a deeper flavour.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Course Dessert
Servings 1 tbsp
Calories 11.3 kcal


  • 4 Beetroot, boiled & cubbet
  • 2 tbsp Tahini Sesame Seed paste
  • 2 tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 1 clove Garlic, chopped
  • 1 tbsp ground cumin
  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 tsp Ground Cumin
  • 1 tbsp Lemon Zest
  • Pinch of Salt
  • Fresh Ground Pepper to taste


  • In the food processor, combine the tahini, boiled beet, lemon juice, garlic, cumin, pepper and salt.
  • Slowly sprinkle in the olive oil while the machine is running and blend until smooth.
  • Adjust seasoning to taste, adding extra olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, cumin, or salt if necessary.
  • Transfer to a serving bowl and top with lemon zest, large salt flakes, or whatever else your heart desires.
  • Swirls of olive oil in the dish also look great and taste great.
  • Chill for up to 3 days in the refrigerator or freeze for longer storage.

About the Author

As the holder of a Post Graduate Diploma in Dietetics from the University of Mumbai, Alpa Momaya has always understood the value of good nutrition in an individual's life. She is a Registered Nutritional Practitioner (Canada) with over 15 years of experience in the field. Specializing in Clinical Nutrition, Pre & Post Natal Diets, and Weight Management, Alpa found her calling as a Sr. Nutritionist with HealthifyMe. Alpa's love for cooking and good nutrition has seen her contribute several recipes to the HealthifyMe database over the years. Additionally, she takes a keen interest in reading and painting.

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