How to make an immune-boosting beet hummus in less than 10 minutes

beet hummus
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Whether you want to impress your pals at your next dinner party or add something new to your healthy snack rotation, this beet hummus from nutritionist and Well+Good Council member McKel Hill will do the trick. And don’t worry: You don’t have to be a huge beet fan to enjoy it.

“The beet flavor is really subtle but you still get the amazing health and nutrition benefits of the vegetable,” says Hill. “You get a boost of antioxidants and vitamin C, and even some detoxification, as beets help your body get rid of unwanted substances.”

The dip is beautiful to share and show off but the best part may be how easy it is to make: Simply blend all the ingredients (which include roasted beets, chickpeas, tahini, garlic, and lemon) in a food processor or blender and add a drizzle of olive oil before serving.

Ready to give a whirl? Get the recipe below and watch a 30-second video to see how it’s done.


Beet Hummus

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  • Prep Time
    10 minutes
  • Cook Time
  • Servings
    people

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. In a food processor or blender, blend all ingredients (except the olive oil) until smooth. Drizzle in the olive oil as the hummus is blending.

  2. Adjust seasonings to taste, add more salt, lemon juice to brighten, or water to thin or adjust the thickness of the hummus.

  3. Store in the fridge for up to one week.

Recipe Notes

For more healthy snack ideas, check out the staples a health coach swears by, plus these protein-packed vegan snacks.

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