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Hummus Recipe

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


Submitted by hummus_and_pita

Makes 3 servings



Hummus goes great with pita as a snack or even a main dish. The chick peas are abundant with dietary fiber and carbohydrates. It also contains some iron, calcium, and vitamin C. The olive oil contains unsaturated fats and no trans fats. All together, this recipe contains a lot of fat and carbohydrates with some protein. This snack is a mild dip that you eat with chips, bread, or pita and it's very easy to make. It serves 3 people.

Recipe Ingredients for Hummus

15 oz. chick peas
1 clove of garlic
2 green chili peppers
1 1/2 tbsp. Tahini
1/4 cup olive oil
1/4 cup milk
2 tbsp. lemon juice
1 Salt to taste

Recipe Directions for Hummus

  1. Combine all of the ingredients except for salt into a blender.

  2. When it smoothly blended, add in salt a little at a time until you reach a sufficient amount.

  3. Serve with vegetables as a topping.

Categories

Snacks

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 199.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
388
Calories from Fat
217
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
24.1g
37%
Saturated Fat
3.5g
18%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
2mg
1%
Sodium
492mg
21%
Potassium
328mg
9%
Total Carbohydrates
36.0g
12%
Dietary Fiber
7.1g
28%
Sugars
1.5g
Protein
9.1g
Vitamin A 3% Vitamin C 17%
Calcium 10% Iron 15%
* 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
B+
  Good points
  • Very low in cholesterol
  • Low in sugar
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