Amazing Beet HummusReport Violation
1 package (8oz) Steamed and Peeled Baby Beets, drained, see shopping tip or 2 medium (1½ cups) cooked beets, see prep tip
1 (15 oz) can garbanzo beans, rinsed and drained
3 tablespoons olive oil
3 tablespoons lemon juice
1 tablespoon water
1 tablespoon fresh garlic, chopped
1 teaspoon ground cumin
½ teaspoon salt
Fresh ground pepper to taste
1. Place all ingredients in a food processor or blender and pulse until smooth. Taste and adjust seasonings, as desired.
2. Store in refrigerator for up to 5 days.
3. Serve with reduced-fat pita chips or sliced cucumbers, carrots or celery.
Makes 38 tablespoons (about 2⅓ cups)
Shopping Tip-You’ll find packages of cooked whole beets in the produce section of most supermarkets. I bought it at Trader Joe’s.
Prep Tip -To cook fresh beets: Cut off any tops, scrub roots clean, put them inPlace in a preheated 375 oven, and cook until easily penetrated with a knife or fork. Alternatively, cover with water in a saucepan and simmer until tender, about ½ hour. Peel once they have cooled.
Weight Watchers (old points) 1
Weight Watchers POINTS PLUS 1
SKINNY FACTS: for 1 tablespoon hummus
20 calories, 1g fat, 1g protein, 2g carbs, 0g fiber, 40mg sodium, 1g sugar
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