Cream Cheese Hummus

Pam McGee shared with us this pungent dip for vegetables, crackers, and chips. We thought it made a great sandwich spread too.
Makes about 1 1/2 cups


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1 can (15 1/2 oz.) garbanzos, drained (reserve liquid) and rinsed
1 package (3 oz.) regular or reduced-fat cream cheese, at room temperature
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1/4 cup minced green onions (white and pale green parts only)
1 to 2 teaspoons prepared horseradish
About 1/2 teaspoon salt


In a food processor or blender, whirl garbanzos, 1/4 cup reserved liquid, cream cheese, lemon juice, green onions, 1 teaspoon horseradish, and salt until smooth. Taste, and add more horseradish and salt if desired.

Nutritional analysis per tablespoon.

Created date

June 2004

Nutritional Information

Calories 22
Caloriesfromfat 41 %
Protein 1 g
Fat 1 g
Satfat 0.5 g
Carbohydrate 2 g
Fiber 0.5 g
Sodium 84 mg
Cholesterol 2.5 mg