Classic and Beet Hummus
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Makes one medium bowl of hummus
Cuisine: Middle Eastern
  • 1 can of chickpeas (15 oz)
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • pinch of salt & pepper
  • 1 tsp lemon zest
  • ⅓ cup tahini (sesame paste)
  • 1-3 Tbsp water (depending on desired consistency, start with 1 and add more later)
  • 1 Tbsp of olive oil (optional - for low fat just replace it with water or more lemon juice)
  • ⅓ cup cooked beetroot, cut into pieces
  • sweet paprika powder
  • basil or parsley
  1. Add all the ingredients, except for the beet, into a blender and mix until you get a smooth consistency (if you want it more liquid just add more water).
  2. Take out half of the hummus and set aside in a bowl.
  3. Now add the beet and blend again until combined.
  4. Serve with a dash of sweet paprika powder on top.
  5. Store in the fridge up to 3 days!
Recipe by The Tasty K at