- Calories: 88
- Fat: 5g
- Saturated Fat: 1g
- Cholesterol: 0
- Sodium: 188mg
- Carbohydrates: 10g
- Fiber: 2g
- Protein: 3g
Hummus is an easy, healthy snack for after school or anytime. Cut up some whole wheat pita triangles for this delicious chickpea dip. Hummus is a healthy snack for the whole family.
- 3 garlic cloves, peeled and minced fine
- 2 Tbsp olive oil
- 1 Tbsp sesame seeds, toasted
- 2 Tbsp tahini (Middle Eastern sesame paste)
- 2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
- 1 can (15 oz) chickpeas, drained, liquid reserved
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 1/8 tsp white pepper or to taste
- 1/8 tsp black pepper or to taste
- 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper, optional
- 1/8 tsp paprika, for garnish
- Parsley sprigs, for garnish
- 1. In a blender or food processor, combine garlic, olive oil, sesame seeds, tahini, lemon juice and chickpeas. Blend, adding reserved chickpea liquid if needed, until hummus reaches desired consistency.
- 2. Add salt and peppers and stir to combine.
- 3. Transfer the mixture to a bowl. Garnish with paprika and parsley and serve. Hummus can keep covered and chilled for up to 3 days.
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Review Date: February 26, 2013
Reviewed By: Christina D. Wright, RD, LDN, Nutrition Editor, Baldwin Publishing, Inc.
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