Hummus is one of my favorite foods, I could eat it with just about everything. Spread on toasts, dip for crackers, veggies, pita bread, sweet potato fries, or just eat straight out of the bowl, hummus is always a great filling and wholesome treat. This Ginger Beet Hummus recipe of mine is a sweet and spicy twist on the traditional savory hummus you have probably seen at the grocery store. My rendition is vegan, gluten-free, full of yummy ingredients and super easy to make.

What Makes a Hummus

Classic hummus is usually savory and made with chickpeas, tahini, olive oil, lemon juice and garlic.

This Ginger Beet Hummus recipe is a combo that gives the traditional hummus recipe a touch of earthiness from the beets and a subtle spicy kick from the ginger.

In addition to the delicious flavor profile, there are so many wholesome qualities found in the ingredients. These two ingredients are both wonderful ways to expand your pallet and get your family to try!

What Does Ginger Add?

Ginger has been one of my family’s favorite functional foods since I was a child.

Growing up in China, my parents used ginger almost in everything: stir-fry, soup, pickled side dish, tea and much more. Ginger can lend a lovely spiced brightness to your favorite savory dishes.

 

ginger beet hummus recipe
Ginger Beet Hummus: Traditional Hummus with a ginger and beetroot twist

This Ginger Beet Hummus recipe is super easy to make.

Just a few simple ingredients that you can easily find in grocery stores: canned chickpeas, cooked beets and tahini.

All you need is to pulse all the ingredients in a food processor. And you will have the most satisfying delicious appetizer/snack in 5 minutes. It is the perfect game day (Super Bowl is coming up!) dip to enjoy with friends and family.

Last but not least, I can’t wait for you to give the recipe a try!

Make sure you pin it for later and share your glorious remake with me on Instagram or Pinterest! Feel free to let me know if you have any questions regarding this recipe in the comments below.

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Get the recipe:Ginger Beet Hummus Recipe

Vegan, Gluten-free, Anti-inflammatory Beet Hummus Recipe
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Ingredients

  • 1 can chickpea, drained
  • 1 cup cooked beet
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 tbs tahini
  • 2 inch fresh ginger
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1/4 lemon, squeezed
  • salt, pepper
  • 1/2 tsp cumin, ginger powder

Instructions 

  • Rinse and drain canned chickpea
  • Pulse all the ingredients in a food processor 
  • Use a knife or spoon to scrape the side of the processor a few times to make sure all the ingredients are blended well
  • Pour into a bowl, garnish with olive oil and grated ginger
  • Store in the fridge up to a week

The Nutrition Facts above are specific to the ingredients I chose to use for this recipe, which may vary.