Hummus

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Clock Icon for Prep Time 15 min prep
Person Icon for Serving Size 12 servings
Carrot Icon for Number of Ingredients Size 10 ingredients
Hummus is a nourishing, delicious snack from the Middle East that’s really quick and easy to make. It is a mix of cooked or canned chickpeas and tahini (sesame paste) that’s packed with protein,...

Ingredients

  • 4 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2  cloves of garlic, roughly chopped, to taste
  • 1/2 cup tahini
  • Sea salt, to taste
  • Water, as needed
  • 2 ½ cups chickpeas, drained and rinsed

 

  • Garnish:
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon sweet paprika
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley

Nutrition Facts

Calories

198 cals

Fat

9 g

Saturated Fat

1 g

Polyunsaturated Fat

3 g

Monounsaturated Fat

3 g

Carbohydrates

24 g

Sugar

4 g

Fiber

5 g

Protein

9 g

Sodium

118 mg

Directions

  1. Pour half the lemon juice, the garlic, and 1 tablespoon of water into a blender. Blend.
  2. Add chickpeas and tahini, alternately adding lemon juice, until you have a creamy paste. Taste as you go, adding salt, more lemon juice, and garlic until desired taste is achieved.
  3. Pour hummus into a serving bowl and make a swirl on the top to decorate it. Drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with paprika and then parsley.

Registered Dietitian Approved

All our recipes are created by chefs and reviewed by our oncology-trained staff Registered Dietitian, Kate Ueland, MS, RD, to ensure that each is backed with scientific evidence and meets the standards set by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.



2 comments

    1. Good suggestion! We'd be happy to make some adjustments so it works for standard canned sizes. For now, approximately two 15-oz cans of cooked chickpeas, drained, work for this recipe. It's slightly more than what's in our recipe, so you may need to add a little more water to thin out.

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