Hummus

This Middle Eastern dip is made from cooked garbanzo beans, which are also known as chickpeas. It tastes best with warmed pita bread wedges and raw vegetables for dipping.

Serves: 8Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 20 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 6 cloves garlic, peeled
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 1 can (15 oz.) garbanzo beans, drained, liquid reserved
  • ⅓ cup tahini
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • ½ tsp. ground cumin
  • ¼ tsp. paprika

Directions

  • Purée garlic and salt in food processor or blender. Add garbanzo beans and purée to a paste.
  • Add the tahini, lemon juice, oilive oil, and cumin and blend until smooth. If hummus is too thick, thin it out by adding 1 tablespoon of the reserved garbanzo bean liquid at a time and reblending.
  • Transfer dip to a bowl and sprinkle with paprika.

Recipe Information

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 6 cloves garlic, peeled
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 1 can (15 oz.) garbanzo beans, drained, liquid reserved
  • ⅓ cup tahini
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • ½ tsp. ground cumin
  • ¼ tsp. paprika

Directions

  • Purée garlic and salt in food processor or blender. Add garbanzo beans and purée to a paste.
  • Add the tahini, lemon juice, oilive oil, and cumin and blend until smooth. If hummus is too thick, thin it out by adding 1 tablespoon of the reserved garbanzo bean liquid at a time and reblending.
  • Transfer dip to a bowl and sprinkle with paprika.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories160
Total Fat19g
Saturated Fat1.5g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium260mg
Total Carbohydrate15g
Dietary Fiber4g
Sugars3g
Protein5g