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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 24
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 32.9
  • Total Fat: 1.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 90.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 3.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.9 g
  • Protein: 1.3 g

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Andi's Garlic Hummus

Submitted by: ANDICOONS
Andi's Garlic Hummus

Introduction

I threw this together adlibing seasoning with the basic tahini to garbanzo ratio from the joy of cooking. This is so easy. And so cheap, for $1 i can buy 6 pita loafs and 78Cents I can get a can of garbanzo beans. It's a great pick me up before or after an aerobic workout. It also makes for a great snack, or even a very low calorie lunch or dinner. Once you try homemade hummus you will NEVER shell out $3 for prepackaged again. I threw this together adlibing seasoning with the basic tahini to garbanzo ratio from the joy of cooking. This is so easy. And so cheap, for $1 i can buy 6 pita loafs and 78Cents I can get a can of garbanzo beans. It's a great pick me up before or after an aerobic workout. It also makes for a great snack, or even a very low calorie lunch or dinner. Once you try homemade hummus you will NEVER shell out $3 for prepackaged again.
Number of Servings: 24

Ingredients

    Garbanzo Chick Peas (Bush's Brand), 16 oz can

    *Tahini, 3 tbsp (this is a seasame seed paste/liquid you can find probably in the Indian section of the International foods aisle)

    Lemon juice, 2 tbsp (lime juice works also)

    Salt, 3 dash (to taste)
    Pepper, black, 4 dash (to taste)
    Paprika, 4 dash (to taste)
    6 cloves garlic peeled, root end cut off and pressed or minced

    1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil

    2 tablespoons of water (i used bottled)

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Directions

drain and rinse 1 16oz can of chick peas (garbanzo beans). I used a colander because the peas foam in the can when rinsed.

Put the beans in a food processor, add 3 tablespoons Tahini, 2 tablespoons Lemon or lime juice, 1 tablespoon olive oil, salt, pepper and paprika to taste, add approximately 6 cloves of garlic (you can add more or less to suit your tastes the classic recipe only calls for 2 cloves, even with 6 i find it to be mild to my tastes).

add 1-3 tablespoons of water (as needed during the puree process to get the hummus to the right consistency, it should be thick, never runny but it should 'flow' slowly in the processor sucking and twirling all the ingredients until fully pureed.

Serve with warm pita bread (i use whole wheat), 1 serving = approximately 2 tablespoons (1 oz) and 1 whole pita (not included in totals here, but it's about 160cal per whole pita).

I also like on occasion to put a little feta with my hummus that's rather tasty on the pita also.

Number of Servings: 24

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user ANDICOONS.






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  • Very tasty! My daughter the hummus connoisseur loved it! I thought the lemon was a bit strong for me. Thanks for the recipe! - 6/15/13

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