South Beach Hummus

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 5
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 268.2
  • Total Fat: 15.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 530.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 27.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 6.4 g
  • Protein: 8.7 g

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Taken from South Beach Diet cookbook. Some of the best hummus you'll ever eat. Better then store bought! Taken from South Beach Diet cookbook. Some of the best hummus you'll ever eat. Better then store bought!
Number of Servings: 5


    1 can (15 oz) chickpeas
    2 Tbsp lemon juice
    1/2 cup tahini (sesame paste)
    1/4 cup chopped onion
    3 cloves garlic, chopped
    2 tsp extra-virgin olive oil
    2 tsp ground cumin
    1/8 tsp ground red pepper
    1/2 tsp salt
    Chopped fresh parsley (optional)


Drain the chickpeas, reserving 1/4-1/2 cup of the liquid. Combine the chickpeas, lemon juice, tahini, onion, garlic, oil, cumin, pepper, and salt in a blender or food processor. Puree until smooth adding the chickpea liquid if needed to thin the puree. Refrigerate for 3-4 hours before serving to blend the flavors. Garnish with parsley. Makes about 5 (4 oz) servings.

Number of Servings: 5

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user LADYDUNN.

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Love love LOVE this recipe. Even my super-picky 14 year old daughter loves this (she won't eat store-bought). - 2/17/09

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  • I've been SB-ing for a couple weeks now. I liked this hummus so much that I made it again as soon as we polished it off (which was not long at all). - 2/19/11

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  • Very good. I had to use lime juice because I was out of lemon. Still very good. - 9/4/10

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  • Tried it with the yogurt to save calories - BIG mistake - it was so awful I threw it away and started over. Delicious. - 4/7/10

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  • Very Good
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Added yogurt instead of sesame paste- only used 1/4 cup. Initial taste is good- letting mixture sit now. - 10/16/09

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