We love creating innovative hummus recipes, and Beet Hummus with Blue Cheese and Walnuts is no exception. This beautiful, crimson-colored dip is made with chickpeas, tahini, beets and garlic. 

Darcy Lenz
Darcy Lenz
Recipe by Cooking Light April 2015


Credit: Jennifer Causey; Styling: Lindsey Lower

Recipe Summary

Serves 8 (serving size: about 3 tablespoons)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Combine tahini, lemon juice, olive oil, chickpeas, 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt, water, and garlic clove in the bowl of a food processor. Wrap beet in parchment paper. Microwave at HIGH 3 minutes or until tender. Let stand 5 minutes; quarter beet. Add beet, honey, 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt, and black pepper to food processor with chickpea mixture; process until smooth. Top hummus with blue cheese, walnuts, and microgreens, if desired.


Nutrition Facts

87 calories; fat 4.8g; saturated fat 1.1g; sodium 181mg.