Sunday, June 13, 2010

Healthy Snack

Healthy Recipe - Traditional Hummus

Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Cindy Barr, Jan Gautro, Leigh Ann Ross
Source: Cooking Light
Makes: 3 1/4 cups (serving size 2 tablespoons)
      • 2 (15.5 ounce) cans no salt added chickpeas (garbanzo beans), rinsed and drained
      • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
      • 1/2 cup water
      • 1/4 cup tahini (sesame seed paste)
      • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
      • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
      • 3/4 teaspoon salt
      • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
          Place beans and garlic in a food processor; pulse 5 times or until chopped. Add 1/2 cup water and remaining ingredients; pulse until smooth, scraping down sides as needed. Nutrition Information (2 tablespoons): 44 calories, 2.5 g fat, 0.6 g saturated fat, 2 g protein, 3.8 g carbohydrate, 0.8 g fiber, 109 mg sodium
Best Blogger Tips

No comments:

Post a Comment

This blog only reviews comments before posting to avoid hijacking. We will respond to comments Mon-Thurs but we are closed Fri-Sun and legal holidays.