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Hummus

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Ingredients

  • 1 15 1/2-ounce can garbanzo beans
  • 3 tablespoons tahini (sesame paste)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 clove garlic, peeled
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • salt to taste
  • pepper to taste

Nutrition Information

  • calories 131
  • caloriesfromfat 49 %
  • protein 3.7 g
  • fat 7.1 g
  • satfat 0.9 g
  • carbohydrate 14 g
  • fiber 1.6 g
  • sodium 172 mg
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. Drain 1 can (15 1/2 oz.) garbanzos, reserving liquid. In a blender or food processor, whirl garbanzos, 3 tablespoons tahini (sesame paste), 2 tablespoons olive oil, 1 tablespoon lemon juice, 1 peeled clove garlic, and 1 teaspoon ground cumin until smooth. Thin with a few tablespoons reserved liquid if desired. Add salt and pepper to taste.