Easy, Yummy Hummus!

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 16
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 59.4
  • Total Fat: 2.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 158.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 7.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.4 g
  • Protein: 1.7 g

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Number of Servings: 16


    1 16 oz can of chickpeas or garbanzo beans
    1/4 cup liquid from can of chickpeas
    1/4 cup lemon juice
    2-6 cloves garlic (depending upon taste), crushed
    1 1/2 tablespoons tahini
    2 tablespoons olive oil
    1/2 teaspoon salt


1. Drain chickpeas, but save 1/4 cup of the liquid from chickpea can.

2. Combine all ingredients in bowl.

3. Blend for a few minutes until thoroughly mixed and smooth.

4. Garnish with parsley if you would like.

5. Serve with warm or toasted whole wheat pita bread, or cover tightly and refrigerate!

If you're a little more carb conscious, you can also serve hummus with vegetables like cucumbers or red peppers - and voila! You have a super-tasty, healthy snack!

Reprinted from http://handblender.us/easy-hummus-recipe, with permission from creator (aka ME!).

Number of Servings: 16

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user PEARLGIRL08.

TAGS:  Vegetarian Meals |

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Making your own hummus is certainly tasty and cost effective. I have found that if you decide to eliminate the tahini, it does save on some cost tool. It doesn't change the taste too much. I also go toward the high end of adding garlic too! Thanks for sharing. - 3/4/10

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  • Good
    Easy to make. - 3/4/10

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