Beetroot and Mint Hummus
We adore this Beetroot and Mint Hummus – it's the best slimming friendly dip whether you're calorie counting or following Weight Watchers!
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Our Beetroot and Mint Hummus is such a tasty and quick dip to make – just throw everything into a blender/food processor/bowl and attack it with a stick blender!
Inspired by Mr Marks & Spencer, we had the most amazing trio of dips from them at a barbecue in the summer and we just HAD to create our own slimming friendly version!
We love ours served with crudités (we pronounce them crud-ites – we’re not that posh!) and we think that it might actually be harder to prepare these than it is to make the dip! Top tip: cut your carrots, cucumber, celery length ways and on a diagonal to really help them scoop up as much hummus as possible without it dropping.
What diets is this Beetroot and Mint Hummus suitable for?
This Beetroot and Mint Hummus recipe is suitable for dairy free, gluten free, vegetarian and vegan diets.
Please make sure to double or triple check all of your ingredients if you’re cooking for people with allergies.
How Weight Watchers friendly is this Beetroot and Mint Hummus recipe?
- You need to count 3 Points per portion of this Beetroot and Mint Hummus recipe if you’re on WW Green.
- You need to count 0 Points per portion of this Beetroot and Mint Hummus recipe if you’re on WW Blue.
- You need to count 0 Points per portion of this Beetroot and Mint Hummus recipe if you’re on WW Purple.
Do you need any special ingredients to make Beetroot and Mint Hummus?
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We’ve used ready cooked beetroot in this Beetroot and Mint Hummus recipe, but you could probably use a large pickled one instead if you prefer. Just leave out the white wine vinegar, as you probably won’t need it.
You’ll also need a good handful of fresh mint. If you can’t get hold of any, then you can use 3 tsp of mint sauce instead just double check the nutritional values though as these can vary.
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We use this fantastic Kenwood stick blender – it has so many attachments and it’s really worth it’s weight in gold!
What could I serve with this Beetroot and Mint Hummus?
Our Beetroot and Mint Hummus works really well when served as part of a buffet alongside any of the following dishes:
How long can you keep Beetroot and Mint Hummus in the fridge?
Make sure to refrigerate this Beetroot and Mint Hummus in a container with a lid. You can keep this recipe in the fridge for approximately 2 days or so.
Can I freeze this Beetroot and Mint Hummus?
No, we don’t recommend freezing this recipe.
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Beetroot and Mint Hummus
We adore this Beetroot and Mint Hummus - it's the best slimming friendly dip whether you're calorie counting or following Weight Watchers!
- KCals 183
- Carbs 36G
- 3 Green
- 0 Blue
- 0 Purple
- 1 tin butter beans drained
- 1 cooked beetroot you can use pickled beetroot see note above
- 1 handful fresh mint chopped. You can use mint sauce - see note above
- 1 lemon juice of
- 2 tsp white wine vinegar
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- Tip all the ingredients into a blender/food processor/bowl and attack with a stick blender.
- Season to taste and serve with your favourite crudités!
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