Beetroot Hummus with Crudités is a rainbow on a plate!
In making an effort to eat a bit more healthy and consciously – I am sharing this fresh platter of Beetroot Hummus and Crudités with you all today. Nothing beats a snack board filled with beautiful fresh produce to nourish you from the inside out.
How To Make Beetroot Hummus with Crudités
My Heart Beats Beets!
I love beetroot and the many delicious ways to use it. Like in this Vegan Beetroot, Pumpkin and Walnut Bread or this Beetroot Smoothie Bowl. Here in South Africa we grew up with our grans that used to preserve bottles full of pickled beets during the harvest season. It was almost ALWAYS present in some form on our Sunday table. Not only does it deliver a sweet, earthy flavour; beets are also low in calories, full of nutrients and fibre.
Keep it Fresh!
This beetroot hummus is really flavoursome and is great as a condiment with your daily roasted veggies or sandwiches. I just simply love it with good old fresh veggie sticks and I included carrots, cucumber, sweet peppers, baby corn, celery and sugar snap peas on my crudité plate.
The perfect way to get the family and guests snacking on real food!
Dips and spreads…I have them all! Check out these easy recipes for snacking to the max!
Dips to serve with your crudités:
Homemade Tomato and Vegetable Sauce
Mushroom Paté and Roasted Tomato Snack Stack
Zucchini and Spinach Tzatziki
Zesty Summer Salsa
Easy Chunky Guacamole
Snoek Pâté with Spicy Stewed Apricots
|Prep Time||15 min|
|Cook Time||40 min|
- 3 large beets peeled and roughly chopped
- 10 ml olive oil
- salt and black pepper to season
- 1 tin chickpeas in brine
- 2 teaspoons crushed garlic
- 2 teaspoons tahini
- juice from one lemon
- 5 ml ground coriander
- 5-7 tablespoons sesame oil
- 2 large carrots thinly sliced
- 4 sweet peppers sliced
- 100 gr baby corn sliced lenghtwise
- 100 gr sugar snap peas
- 2 stalks celery sliced
- cucumber sliced in sticks
- For the Beetroot Hummus: Place the roughly chopped beets in an ovensafe dish and roast for 40 minutes at 180 degrees Celsius. Remove from oven and leave to cool.
- Place the roasted beets, chickpeas (drained), garlic, lemon juice, tahini, spices and oil in a power blender and pulse until smooth.
- Season to taste and garnish with sesame seeds.
- Arrange all your fresh veggie sticks around the hummus and enjoy.