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Hummus 2

Makes about 2 cups

Spread hummus on whole-wheat pita bread or serve as a dip for vegetables.

1 15-ounce can garbanzo beans, drained, liquid reserved
2 tablespoons tahini
1/4 cup lemon juice
3 green onions, chopped
1 tablespoon chopped garlic
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 cup roasted red peppers (optional)

Put beans, tahini, lemon juice, green onions, garlic, cumin, black pepper, and roasted peppers, if using, in food processor and process until smooth. Add reserved bean liquid for a smoother consistency.

Per 1/4 cup

  • Calories: 88
  • Fat: 3.1 g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.4 g
  • Calories from Fat: 31.3%
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg
  • Protein: 4.1 g
  • Carbohydrates: 12.2 g
  • Sugar: 0.7 g
  • Fiber: 2.9 g
  • Sodium: 58 mg
  • Calcium: 43 mg
  • Iron: 1.7 mg
  • Vitamin C: 3.8 mg
  • Beta Carotene: 43 mcg
  • Vitamin E: 0.2 mg

Source: Jennifer Reilly, R.D.