Roasted beets are the star of this vibrantly colored hummus! Creamy white beans & beets are combined with tahini, lemon, garlic and spices. It’s the perfect appetizer for the holiday season. You can also make a rainbow wrap by adding it to pita bread with lots of veggies.
1 can white beans 15.5 oz, rinsed & drained (or chickpeas)
*2 small/medium beets or 1 large, roasted & peeled
¼ cup water
2 Tbsp tahini
2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
½ tsp pink salt (or to taste)
freshly ground pepper
chopped herbs, toasted nuts or seeds, a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil, a squeeze of lemon
Add all ingredients to a high-speed blender. Combine until a creamy texture is created.
Garnish and serve with crackers, pita or raw vegetables.
NOTE: *You can purchase whole, peeled & roasted beets from Trader Joe's and Costco. Recipe inspired by Love and Lemons.