Beet and Chickpea

SERVES: 2 | PREP TIME: 50 Min.


This is a nutritious twist on a traditional hummus. Add more garlic or lemon to intensify the flavor and serve with warm pita or vegetable crudité.

  • 2 medium beets washed and peeled
  • 1 can chickpeas drained (reserve liquid) and rinsed
  • 1/4 C. aquafaba (liquid from can of chickpeas)
  • 1/2 lemon juiced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 2-3 T. olive oil
  • 2 T. chopped Italian parsley


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F
  2. Wrap beets in foil and bake for 40 minutes or until soft, then remove from oven and allow to cool.
  3. Add chickpeas, lemon, garlic, salt, olive oil and aquafaba to a food processor fitted with an S blade.
  4. Process ingredients until smooth, adding more aquafaba if needed.
  5. Add to serving dish and garnish with extra olive oil and chopped parsley.

Looking for a delicious hummus recipe? This is a nutritious twist on a traditional hummus. You’ll love this plant-based, vegetarian, hummus treat.