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Crudités with White Bean Hummus

Karen Steffens
Yield Makes 1 cup of hummus

Ingredients

  • 1 can (15 oz.) small white beans, drained
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh-ground pepper
  • vegetables (see below)

Nutrition Information

  • calories 46
  • caloriesfromfat 70 %
  • protein 1 g
  • fat 3.6 g
  • satfat 0.5 g
  • carbohydrate 2.7 g
  • fiber 0.7 g
  • sodium 189 mg
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. In a food processor, combine beans, olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, fresh thyme leaves, salt, and pepper. Whirl until smooth. Spoon into a bowl and set on a platter. Around hummus, arrange colorful vegetables such as sliced red and/or orange bell peppers, sliced carrots, and blanched asparagus spears and broccoli florets.

  2. Note: Nutritional analysis is per tablespoon hummus.