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Homemade Organic Beet Hummus | The Butter Half

Homemade Beet Hummus

This homemade beet hummus is a full of flavor and a beautiful, natural pink color. The perfect way to brighten up your plate.
Course Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword easy appetizer recipe, kid-friendly recipes, snack
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 16 servings
Calories 116kcal


  • 1 cup dry uncooked chickpeas
  • 2 medium organic beets
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • Juice of one lemon
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 2 tablespoons tahini
  • 1 tablespoon salt


  • Rinse chickpeas in a bowl of cold water for 5 minutes. Add to a pot of boiling water. Bring to a boil, then reduce to simmering for one hour until chickpeas are cooked and soft.
  • Cut the beets in quarters and roast on a baking sheet for one hour at 425°F until soft.
  • Add the roasted beets and water to a food processor. Pulse until smooth. Add in cooked chickpeas, olive oil, lemon juice and zest. Continue to pulse until smooth. Add in the garlic, tahini and salt. If the consistency is too thick for your liking, add in 1 tablespoon water at a time until desired consistency is achieved.
  • Serve with crostini, sliced vegetables or pita chips. Enjoy!


Yield 2 cups


Calories: 116kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 440mg | Potassium: 117mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 10IU | Vitamin C: 1.2mg | Calcium: 16mg | Iron: 0.9mg