Garlic and Sun-Dried Tomato Hummus

Karry Hosford
"I came up with this hummus recipe exploring ways to get more fiber in my diet. The tomatoes give it a warm, coral-like color." -CL Reader

Yield:

5 servings (serving size: 1/4 cup hummus and 4 pita wedges)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 175
Caloriesfromfat 9 %
Fat 1.7 g
Satfat 0.2 g
Monofat 0.5 g
Polyfat 0.6 g
Protein 6.6 g
Carbohydrate 33.7 g
Fiber 4.5 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 1.9 mg
Sodium 623 mg
Calcium 52 mg

Ingredients

Cooking spray
2 (6-inch) pitas, each cut into 10 wedges
1/4 cup water
2 tablespoons chopped oil-packed sun-dried tomato halves
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
2 garlic cloves
1 (15-ounce) can chickpeas (garbanzo beans), drained

Preparation

Preheat oven to 425°.

Coat a baking sheet with cooking spray. Place pita wedges on pan, and coat with cooking spray. Bake at 425° for 6 minutes or until golden.

Combine water, tomato, salt, pepper, garlic, and beans in a food processor, and process until smooth. Serve with pita wedges.

Note:

January 2004