Beetroot Hummus

Beetroot Hummus

This beetroot hummus has a delicious, earthy flavour and is perfect on fresh crusty bread or crackers.


  • 450g beetroot, boiled and chopped
  • 400g can chickpeas, rinsed, drained
  • 2 garlic cloves, roughly chopped
  • 1 Tbsp tahini
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  • 1 tsp ground cumin


  1. Place the beetroot, chickpeas, garlic, tahini and lemon juice in the bowl of a food processor and whiz to a coarse paste.
  2. With the motor running, slowly add the oil through the feed tube until mixture is thick and smooth.
  3. Season well and if the paste is a little thick, add some cold water to get the desired consistency.
  4. Store in the fridge and serve with cut up veges or crackers