Why not zhuzh up your next hummus dish with beautifully roasted beets? Hummus is such a versatile dip. It can be flavored with a variety of vegetables, even some fruits. And can be used as a spread on a sandwich, a dip for your veggie board, or even a dollop in your next protein bowl. Beets not only add a sexy color, but even more nutritional value to this dish. Trust us, once you start making this beet hummus at home, you will never go back to store bought!

beet hummus

how to make beet hummus


  • 3 – 4 beets, roasted
  • 2 cans chickpeas, drained & rinsed
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/4 C tahini
  • 2 lemons, juiced
  • 1 t coriander
  • 2 t salt
  • 1 T olive oil, plus more for garnish
  • microgreens, for garnish
  • pita bread / pita chips, for dipping
ingredients for beet hummus


In a food processor add juice of one lemon and the cooked beets. Pulse until ingredients are blended. Then add the chickpeas, garlic, tahini, juice of one lemon, olive oil, coriander, and salt. Blend until all ingredients are thoroughly combined and smooth.

Spoon the hummus into a serving bowl, drizzle with additional olive oil, and garnish with microgreens. Serve with pita bread or chips. Buon Appetito!

notes for beet hummus

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Want to make a non-traditional hummus? Then switch up the beans that you use. Typically, hummus is made with chickpeas or garbanzo beans. But have you ever tried cannellini beans or great northern Italian beans? Our Italian culo couldn’t resist; and it’s delicious!

beet hummus


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We are Elise and Evan and we're so glad you are here! Cheffing up tasty bites and sips is our love language and we are very happy to share these recipes with you. We both have valuable restaurant experience and have learned a thing or two about making tasty bites and sips. Through Carnelian Cooks we are sharing all of our tips and tricks! Please provide a comment or feedback below on any recipes that you give a try. 

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