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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 63.9
  • Total Fat: 2.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 297.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 8.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.0 g
  • Protein: 3.1 g

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Black Bean Basil Hummus

Submitted by: YARDENXANTHE

Introduction

One day I decided to substitute a can of black beans for garbanzo beans while making hummus. t might actually be better than garbanzo bean hummus. I added the basil because I had some growing in my garden. One day I decided to substitute a can of black beans for garbanzo beans while making hummus. t might actually be better than garbanzo bean hummus. I added the basil because I had some growing in my garden.
Number of Servings: 8

Ingredients

    (all the amounts are to taste, so feel free to adjust):

    1 can of black beans (drained, but still juicy)
    1 T. garlic (or 2 cloves)
    2 t. sesame tahini
    2 T. lemon juice
    1 T. olive oil
    5 fresh basil leaves
    cumin
    kosher salt
    freshly ground pepper

Directions

Blend in blender until smooth! Be sure to adjust to taste.

Note: the tahini and olive oil are the secret ingredients, but you can probably reduce the amounts if you are concerned about fat content. Also, black beans are supposed to be REALLY healthy for you - one of the "12 best foods."

Serving suggestions: anything, really. Pita bread, tortillas, bagels, vegetables. You can really eat this with just about anything.

Note about tahini: you will probably be most successful at finding it at a health food store (or pseudo healthy store, like Trader Joe's or Whole Foods), or an ethnic food store. It might be in the middle eastern section, or near the other nut spreads (you know, like peanut butter!)

Serving size: approximately 1/4 cup

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user YARDENXANTHE.






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