Lemon, Sesame, and Garlic Hummus Recipe

Looking for an easy Lemon, Sesame, and Garlic Hummus recipe? Learn how to make Lemon, Sesame, and Garlic Hummus using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by nicoleydarko

Makes 7 servings



Legumes are a great source of plant protein. Serve this hummus with rice crackers or fresh veggie slices for a healthy snack. For a light lunch, stuff in pita bread with baby spinach leaves. For a zesty, enticing dip, puree guacamole into the mixture.

Recipe Ingredients for Lemon, Sesame, and Garlic Hummus

3 garlic cloves, peeled and crushed
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons sesame seeds, toasted
2 tablespoons tahini
2 tablespoons lemon juice
15 oz garbanzo beans, drained, liquid reserved
1 tablespoon orange peel, minced
1 1/2 tablespoons lemon peel, minced

Recipe Directions for Lemon, Sesame, and Garlic Hummus

  1. In a blender or food processor, combine garlic, olive oil, sesame seeds, tahini, lemon juice, and garbanzo beans (reserve about a tablespoon of beans for garnish).

  2. Blend, adding reserved garbanzo-bean liquid if needed until hummus reaches desired consistency.

  3. Season with salt and pepper.

  4. Transfer the mixture to a medium serving bowl. Garnish in the middle with reserved garbanzo beans. Sprinkle orange and lemon peel around the beans. Chill in the refrigerator, tightly covered, until ready to serve.

Categories

Appetizers

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 80.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
300
Calories from Fat
100
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
11.1g
17%
Saturated Fat
1.4g
7%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
20mg
1%
Potassium
578mg
17%
Total Carbohydrates
39.6g
13%
Dietary Fiber
11.5g
46%
Sugars
6.7g
Protein
13.1g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 13%
Calcium 11% Iron 26%
* 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
  • No cholesterol
  • Very low in sodium
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
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