Chestnut Hummus

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Serve up a holiday party favorite that will have guests dipping for days.

Serves 8 (serving size: 3 tablespoons)


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8 ounces mushrooms
1/2 cup peeled and steamed chestnuts (such as Melissa's)
Cooking spray
3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 tablespoon tahini
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1 (15-ounce) can rinsed and drained unsalted chickpeas
2 garlic cloves


Preheat oven to 350°. Place mushrooms and chestnuts on a baking sheet. Coat with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 40 minutes. Combine mixture, olive oil, lemon juice, tahini, salt, pepper, chickpeas, and garlic cloves in a food processor; process until smooth.

Created date

October 2015

Nutritional Information

Calories 144
Fat 7 g
Satfat 1 g
Monofat 4.2 g
Polyfat 1.3 g
Protein 4 g
Carbohydrate 17 g
Fiber 3 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 1 mg
Sodium 135 mg
Calcium 38 mg