Hummus Recipe

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


Submitted by damaya

Makes 8 servings



http://mideastfood.about.com/od/appetizerssnacks/r/hummusbitahini.htm

Recipe Ingredients for Hummus

2 cup Chickpeas (Garbanzo Beans, Bengal Gram), Mature Seeds
5 tbsp Lemon Juice, Canned Or Bottled
1/4 cup Organic Tahini Butter - No Salt (Raw)
2 clove Garlic
1/2 tsp Sea Salt
1 tbsp Olive Oil

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. Place in serving bowl, and create a shallow well in the center of the hummus.

  3. Add a small amount (1-2 tablespoons) of olive oil in the well. Garnish with parsley (optional).

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

Categories

Beans, Appetizers, Snacks, Mediterranean, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 61.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
133
Calories from Fat
61
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
6.8g
10%
Saturated Fat
0.8g
4%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
104mg
4%
Potassium
132mg
4%
Total Carbohydrates
14.4g
5%
Dietary Fiber
6.2g
25%
Sugars
2.2g
Protein
5.2g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 5%
Calcium 3% Iron 9%
* 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
  • No cholesterol
  • High in dietary fiber
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