Hummus

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Hummus

Looking for an easy make-ahead snack that is healthy, delicious, and protein packed? Try this amazing hummus recipe today!

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups drained well-cooked or canned chickpeas, cooking liquid reserved if possible
  • 1/2 cup tahini, with some of its oil
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 cloves peeled garlic, or to taste
  • Juice of 1 lemon, plus more as needed
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 Tablespoon ground cumin or paprika, or to taste, plus a sprinkling for garnish
  • Chopped fresh parsley leaves for garnish

Directions:

  1. Put the chickpeas, tahini, cumin or paprika, oil, garlic and lemon juice in a food processor, sprinkle with salt and pepper and begin to process; add chickpea-cooking liquid or water as needed to produce a smooth puree.
  2. Taste and adjust seasoning, adding more salt, pepper or lemon juice as needed. Serve drizzled with some olive oil and sprinkled with a bit of cumin or paprika and some parsley.

206 calories; 16 grams fat; 2 grams saturated fat; 8 grams monounsaturated fat; 5 grams polyunsaturated fat; 12 grams carbohydrates; 4 grams dietary fiber; 0 grams sugars; 6 grams protein; 209 milligrams sodium

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