Homemade Beet Hummus
  • 8 ounces chickpeas
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 pound beets
  • ½ cup tahini
  • 3 cloves garlic, crushed
  • ¼ cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp ground cumin
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  1. In a large bowl, cover the chickpeas with cold water and soak overnight.
  2. Drain chickpeas and place in a large saucepan.
  3. Add onion.
  4. Cover with water and bring to a boil.
  5. Cook for 1 hour until chickpeas become very soft.
  6. Drain, but keep 1 cup of the cooking liquid.
  7. Allow chickpeas to cool.
  8. In a saucepan, cover beets with water and bring to a boil.
  9. Cook until tender.
  10. Drain and allow the beets to cool.
  11. Once cool, remove skins and chop.
  12. In a food processor (or blender), puree beets.
  13. Add chickpea and onion mixture, tahini, garlic, lemon juice and cumin.
  14. Process until smooth, add oil.
  15. Add cooking liquid to achieve desired texture.
  16. Once all ingredients are mixed thoroughly, pour into a bowl and drizzle with olive oil.
Recipe by fitlife.tv at http://fitlife.tv/nothing-beets-this-hummus-recipe_original/nutrition/