Hummus Recipe

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


Submitted by cmveer

Makes 10 servings



"Hummus is a pureed garbanzo bean dip with Middle Eastern origins. Serve with pita and an assortment of fresh vegetables. This is the secret combination straight from a Boston restaurant. Tahini, or sesame seed paste, can be found in health food stores, gourmet shops and even many grocery stores."

Recipe Ingredients for Hummus

2 cups cooked chickpeas
2 tbs. tahini
2 tbs. lemon juice
1 teaspoon salt
2 cloves garlic, halved
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 pinch paprika
1 teaspoon minced fresh parsley

Recipe Directions for Hummus

  1. Place the garbanzo beans, tahini, lemon juice, salt and garlic in a blender or food processor. Blend until smooth. Transfer mixture to a serving bowl.

  2. Drizzle olive oil over the garbanzo bean mixture. Sprinkle with paprika and parsley.

Categories

Snacks

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 48.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
177
Calories from Fat
48
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
5.3g
8%
Saturated Fat
0.6g
3%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
246mg
10%
Potassium
370mg
11%
Total Carbohydrates
25.3g
8%
Dietary Fiber
7.2g
29%
Sugars
4.3g
Protein
8.2g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 6%
Calcium 6% 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
A
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
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