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Karen Steffens Photo by: Karen Steffens

Crudités with White Bean Hummus

Sunset FEBRUARY 2006

  • 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)

Preparation

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.

Note: Nutritional analysis is per tablespoon hummus.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 46
  • Calories from fat: 70%
  • Protein: 1g
  • Fat: 3.6g
  • Saturated fat: 0.5g
  • Carbohydrate: 2.7g
  • Fiber: 0.7g
  • Sodium: 189mg
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
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