Beetroot and Mint Hummus-Style Dip

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Our Beetroot and Mint Hummus-Style Dip 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-Style Dip suitable for?

This Beetroot and Mint Hummus-Style Dip 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.

Do you need any special ingredients to make Beetroot and Mint Hummus-Style Dip?

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We’ve used ready cooked beetroot in this Beetroot and Mint Hummus-Style Dip 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.

How many calories are in this Beetroot and Mint Hummus-Style Dip?

There are 156 calories per portion in this Beetroot and Mint Hummus-Style Dip recipe which means it falls into our Everyday Light category.

This Beetroot and Mint Hummus-Style Dip is perfect if you’re following a calorie controlled diet and fits well with any one of the major diet plans such as Weight Watchers. 

As a guide, an average man needs around 2,500kcal (10,500kJ) a day to maintain a healthy body weight. For an average woman, that figure is around 2,000kcal (8,400kJ) a day. Obviously, if your goal is to lose weight then you might want to adjust these slightly! You can read more about these recommendations on the NHS website.

Beetroot and Mint Hummus-Style Dip

We adore this Beetroot and Mint Hummus-Style Dip - it's the best slimming friendly dip whether you're calorie counting or following Weight Watchers!
  • Prep Time
    5 MINS
  • KCals 156
  • Carbs 22G
  • WW Points:
  • 3 Green
  • 0 Blue
  • 0 Purple


  • 1 400g 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
  • salt
  • 2 tsp white wine vinegar

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  1. Tip all the ingredients into a blender/food processor/bowl and attack with a stick blender.
  2. Season to taste and serve with your favourite crudités!

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Angie RutlandTuesday 9th March 2021

Just wanted to let you guys know that I have lost 4 stone using Pinch of Nom and a little willpower . You have literally changed my eating and cooking habits .thank you soooooo much. .


    HollyFriday 12th March 2021

    Hi Angie, thanks so much for your message, well done on all of your achievements you are doing great!


CharlieSaturday 6th March 2021

What is the rough weight of one cooked beetroot? Going to use cooked/Pickled beetroot. Looking forward to trying this!


    HollyTuesday 9th March 2021

    Hi Charlie, I’ve had a look at a few supermarkets this morning and the average cooked beetroot ranges from 60g-80g this is an approximate measure, hope that helps!


Alexandra LangSunday 17th February 2019

Just made this today – tastes just like m & s! Another excellent recipe.


Amy RhodesSaturday 12th January 2019

Great recipe thank you. Just added a bit of garlic as well and used chickpeas as that’s all I have in. Got my carrots cut up ready to dip in 😉


NikkiTuesday 22nd May 2018

Hi, just made this, tastes lovely, can it be frozen.


ClareTuesday 15th May 2018

Hi, I’m guessing this would also work with chickpeas? That’s all I have just now and this looks delicious ????, thanks


donna moleMonday 2nd April 2018

Just made this and the hummus…..yum yum????????


AshleighWednesday 15th November 2017

How long does it keep? Just made some now and wondering if it will do 2 days at work? It’s delicious!


    TracyMonday 4th July 2022

    I’m also keen to know this.


      HollyTuesday 5th July 2022

      Hey Tracy, You can keep leftovers of this Beetroot and Mint Hummus Style Dip in the fridge for approximately 3 days or so in an air-tight container. Hope that helps!

RebeccaFriday 10th November 2017

1 tin as in a full or half size tin?


KerriSaturday 7th October 2017

This dip was as nice as any shop bought full fat dip, so tasty and easy to make. Thank you for making this healthy eating adventure so interesting!


KarenSaturday 23rd September 2017

Love this dip also how vibrant it looks tastes great


Val JacksonFriday 15th September 2017

Hello Kay
This looks lovely as usual but I cannot print any pon recipes off there is no print label so each time I print it works out at about 30 pages with all the adverts and comments. Please tell me what I am doing wrong. ☹️ Thanks


SarahSaturday 18th February 2017

Hello, if using cooked beetroot – how much would you use – I have a 300g pack of cooked beetroot (4 small beetroots) and would balsamic vinegar work instead of white wine vinegar?

I also only have mint concentrate rather than fresh or mint sauce – any idea of quantities I’d need of this?

Thank you!


    KateSunday 19th February 2017

    Hi Sarah
    We used an average sized beetroot for this recipe so it would probably be 2 small ones. We haven’t tried using Balsamic for this one. You could try, but you will probably only need half the amount. The same with the mint concentrate


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