Hummus Recipe

Looking for an easy Hummus recipe? Learn how to make Hummus using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by jojotullah

Makes 6 servings



Hummus is one of the more popular Middle Eastern dips. Served with fresh or toasted pita bread, hummus makes for a great snack or appetizer. Tahini is an important part of the hummus recipe and cannot be substituted. However, it can be omitted.

Recipe Ingredients for Hummus

16 oz Chickpeas (Garbanzo Beans, Bengal Gram), Mature Seeds, Canned
5 tablespoons lemon juice
1 1/2 tablespoons tahini
2 cloves garlic

Recipe Directions for Hummus

  1. Drain chickpeas and set aside liquid from can. Combine remaining ingredients in blender or food processor. Add 1/4 cup of liquid from chickpeas. Blend for 3-5 minutes on low until thoroughly mixed and smooth.

  2. Serve immediately with fresh, warm or toasted pita bread, or cover and refrigerate.

Categories

Beans, Appetizers

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 93.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
117
Calories from Fat
26
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
2.9g
4%
Saturated Fat
0.4g
2%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
231mg
10%
Potassium
165mg
5%
Total Carbohydrates
19.3g
6%
Dietary Fiber
3.8g
15%
Sugars
0.3g
Protein
4.5g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 15%
Calcium 4% Iron 8%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • Very low in sugar
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
  • High in vitamin B6
  • High in vitamin C
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