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Roasted Beet Hummus

by Jessica Cox, RD

Servings: 14 (2 tablespoons Per Serving)
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 2 tablespoons
    
Amount per serving
Calories 52
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4g 
 Saturated Fat 0.5g 
Cholesterol 0mg 
Sodium 80mg 
Total Carbohydrate 3g 
 Dietary Fiber 1g 
Protein 1g 
 

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Add roasted beets to hummus for a bright and colorful dip that will entice kids and adults alike to eat their veggies. Serve with baby carrots, cucumber slices, radishes or whole-wheat pita bread for dipping.

Ingredients

15-ounce can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
1/2 cup peeled and chopped roasted beets*
1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  1. Combine chickpeas, beets, olive oil, lemon juice, salt and pepper in a food processor. Cover and process until smooth, scraping down sides as needed.

Cooking Tip

How to Roast Beets:

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. Wrap beets in foil and seal tightly. Bake for 45 minutes or until tender when pierced with a knife. Cool.
  3.  Use a paper towel to rub skins off beets.
  4. Chop coarsely.

 

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About the author:

Jessica C Cox RD

Jessica Cox, RD

is a registered dietitian and chef with a passion for teaching people to eat healthy for a happy and delicious life. She is the culinary nutritionist at eMeals, a meal planning service that helps families across America enjoy healthy meals together. She regularly contributes original recipes and food and nutrition content to various publications.

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