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Beetroot and Flaxseed Hummus Recipe

Healthy Vegan Beetroot and Flaxseed Hummus Recipe

Credit: Adam Guthrie

Hummus is such a great food and so easy to make. This Healthy Vegan Beetroot and Flaxseed Hummus Recipe is both colourful and delicious.

Serves: 4



  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled
  • ¼ cup tahini
  • ½ cup lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • 2 cups water
  • 3 cups cooked chickpeas
  • ½ cup flax meal
  • 1 cup grated beetroot

  • Toppings
  • Sunflower sprouts, pistachios & cashew sour cream (recipe below)

  • Cashew Sour Cream
  • 1 cup cashew nuts, soaked for 15 mins in just-boiled water, then drained
  • 1 cup water
  • Juice 1 lemon
  • 1 tsp salt
  1. To make hummus, add all ingredients except water to food processor. Puree and slowly add the 2 cups water. Process until smooth.
  2. Blend all Cashew Sour Cream ingredients in high-speed blender until smooth. Use Cashew Sour Cream as topping along with sunflower sprouts and pistachios.
  3. Serve immediately.


Adam Guthrie

Adam is a vegan whose passion for food began with a life-threatening illness and continues today in a lifestyle built around healthy cooking and eating. Adam is a qualified chef and wellness coach who specialises in a wholefood, plant-based diet. Adam shares how to prepare delicious, healthy food for health, energy and vitality. He conducts online healthy eating and wellness programs and gives keynote talks, live cooking demonstrations and cooking classes on the subject of healthy eating and living well.