ROASTED BEET HUMMUS
1 hour 10 minutes
This delicious roasted beet hummus is flavored with lemon and feta cheese and makes for a great guilt-free snack or a festive dip when entertaining guests!
‣ 1/2 cup beetroot, fresh (about 2 medium beets, remove leaves and stems) ‣ 3 tablespoon olive oil, divided ‣ 15 ounce chickpeas, (1 can) ‣ 1/4 cup feta cheese, crumbled ‣ 1 teaspoon fresh garlic, minced ‣ 2 tablespoon lemon zest ‣ 2 tablespoon lemon juice, or to taste ‣ 1 pinch cayenne pepper ‣ 1 pinch salt ‣ 1 pinch black pepper ‣ pita bread, for dipping
1 - COOK THE BEETS
Place beetroot on a baking dish, coat them with olive oil, and bake until beets are tender.
Once beets have cooled, remove skins and cut them in half.
2 - PREP THE BEETS
In a food processor, add the following ingredients: chickpeas, roasted beetroot, feta cheese, garlic, 2 tablespoons olive oil, lemon zest, lemon juice, cayenne pepper, salt, and pepper.
ADD TO A FOOD PROCESSOR
Blend everything together until desired consistency is reached.
BLEND UNTIL SMOOTH