Make beetroot hummus, a healthy dish that everyone will enjoy. Beetroot is a food known for it’s healing properties and is most often eaten fresh. However, in combination with several other ingredients, beets become a wonderful food for purifying the liver and expelling toxins.
Although beet hummus may not sound too tasty, when you try it, you will be convinced otherwise. You just have to try this spread, if not because of the taste then because of all the healing properties it brings.
The vivid color of beets will play out this recipe, so if you are a visual type when it comes to finely decorated food, you will love this one.
Beets do not only give this joyful color to hummus and other dishes. It is a vegetable that powerfully raises energy and mood and is great to eat, especially during autumn and winter. Just one small portion of beets a day will give you extra strength in physical activities, especially if you do sports, but also energy to the brain for greater concentration and clearer thinking.
Health Benefits Of Beet Hummus
Beets are vegetables full of nutritional properties, full of antioxidant fibers and substances that support liver health, and it is also known for improving the detoxification process. It can be consumed by diabetics and is known to help with weight loss, anemia and strengthen immunity. Nutritionists recommend not to skip it in your menu because it is very rich in vitamins, minerals and antioxidants.
Beetroot helps maintain the elasticity of the arteries. Regular consumption of beets can prevent varicose veins. Although the amount of iron contained in beets is not very high, its quality is outstanding. Iron from beets is good for cleansing the body of toxins and building blood. That is why beets are effective in treating many diseases caused by toxins.
This recipe can help you with meals such as breakfast or a light dinner. Hummus on two pieces of toast with a cup of tea is just that. A good and tasty meal to start or end your day.
Beet hummus can be enriched with some ingredients that will add even more flavor to this delicious sauce. On beet hummus you can add black cumin seeds, which are also very suitable for decorating.
How To Store Super Creamy Vegan Beet Hummus?
You can cook chickpeas in advance and keep them in the freezer. This will save you the time you need next time. If you like this recipe, you can also make humus in larger quantities, arrange it in smaller packages, then freeze and use later.
Hummus prepared in this way can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 5 days, and in the freezer for several weeks. You can use it as a spread for bread, or you can dilute it with olive oil and with the addition of various spices, use it as a topping for a salad.
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- 1 medium beet
- 1 cup cooked chickpeas
- 2 cloves garlic
- 1 tbsp tahini
- 2 tbsp lemon juice
- pinch of sea salt
- 1/4 tsp ground black pepper
- 1-2 tbsp cold water (or more to reach desired consistency)
- 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
- black cumin seeds, cooked chickpeas, olive oil (optional topping)
- Preheat the oven to 400 F. Cut the beet into chunks and place them onto a baking tray lined with baking paper. Place the baking tray in the oven and roast for 40-45 minutes or until tender. Remove and let cool.
- In a food processor, add all ingredients and combine until smooth.
- Once you have pureed the hummus, check the consistency. Add more water if needed. For more creamier hummus add more olive oil or tahini.
- Serve in a bowl topped with cooked chickpeas and olive oil or spread it on a toast with some sliced avocado and sprinkle with cumin seeds.
Beets not only add a bright color to the hummus but they also add a big punch of nutrition. They are filled with folate which supports heart health. Beet is also a good source of fiber and manganese which is essential for your nervous system.
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Serving Size:1/4 cup
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 128Total Fat: 6.5gSodium: 15.7mgCarbohydrates: 14gNet Carbohydrates: 10.5gFiber: 3.5gSugar: 3gProtein: 6.7g