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Nutrition per serving

kcal
175
9% RDI
carbs
19.9 g
7% RDI
sugars
3.4 g
4% RDI
fats
7.6 g
12% RDI
saturates
0.8 g
4% RDI
proteins
7.7 g
17% RDI
fibers
5.3 g
21% RDI
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2000 kcal diet
White Beans Beetroot Hummus with Walnuts Preview
30m

This healthy hummus recipe is prepared with white beans, roasted beetroots, walnuts and a blend of tasty spices and it’s a great starter dish for dipping in with crispy bread and carrot sticks.

You can also prepare a bigger serving and have it for your next lunch as it’s a well-balanced meal.

In fact, hummus is a nutritious vegan dish that provides plant-based proteins and fibres thanks to the beans and it contains healthy fats thanks to the olive oil.

Moreover, using beetroots in the recipe makes this hummus a low-calorie and low GI dish and gives you a way to eat more vegetables. Beetroots are high in vitamin C and folate and help to lower blood pressure.

What's great bout hummus it's also that it's naturally dairy-free and gluten-free.

Cinnamon and cumin give this hummus a rich flavour while lemon zest adds a refreshing twist.

Unlike the classic hummus, this recipe is prepared without tahini but it’s still super creamy and delicious thanks to the blended beets.

Crunchy walnuts add a nutty flavour and are super nutritious as they provide magnesium and a plant-based source of omega-3.

Also, this easy hummus is made with no chickpeas but with white beans instead. You can use canned ones, but remember to drain and rinse them well.

Ingredients


ALLERGY ADVICE: For allergens, see ingredients in bold

Raw Beetroots180 g
Extra Virgin Olive Oil1 tbsp
Canned White Beans240 g
Lemon0.5
Water70 mL
Garlic Clove1
Salt0.5 tsp
Black Pepper0.5 tsp
Cinnamon0.5 tsp
Cumin0.5 tsp
Fresh Parsley10 g
Walnuts25 g

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step 1

Peel the raw beetroots and chop them into chunks.

In a non-stick baking tray, add the extra virgin olive oil and toss the beetroots (1).

Roast in the oven at 220°C (428°F) for 20 minutes flipping the beets halfway through cooking time to make them evenly crisp (2).

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step 2

In the blender bowl, add white beans, roasted beetroots, lemon juice, water, and garlic.

Keep the lemon aside as you'll need it to grate the zest in the final step.

Season the beets and beans with salt, black pepper, cinnamon, and cumin.

Add 5 g of parsley and 15 g of walnuts (1).

Blitz all the ingredients until you have a smooth cream and, if needed, add a splash of water to the hummus (2).

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step 3

Transfer the beetroot and walnut hummus into a serving dish and sprinkle with 10 g of chopped walnuts.

Garnish with grated lemon zest and 5 g of parsley leaves.

Enjoy this white beans hummus with warm pitta and crudités.

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Foodacious Tips

For a faster recipe, you can skip roasting the beetroots and use the already cooked ones that are easily found at the supermarket.


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