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Classic Hummus

Photo: Ryan Benyi
Prep time 5 mins
Yield

Yields: 1 2/3 cups (serving size: about 1/2 cup)

Dip veggies or pita in this Classic Hummus for a healthy snack.   

Ingredients

  • 1 15-oz. can chickpeas, drained, liquid reserved
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons tahini
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • Salt and pepper

Nutrition Information

  • calories 312
  • fat 23 g
  • satfat 3 g
  • protein 7 g
  • carbohydrate 21 g
  • fiber 6 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • sodium 376 mg

How to Make It

  1. In a food processor, puree first 6 ingredients plus 1/4 tsp. salt and a pinch of pepper until smooth, adding some of reserved liquid, if necessary to improve texture. Taste and season with additional salt and pepper if desired.

Also appeared in: All You, September, 2014, Back to School Special;