Hummus Spread



4 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 184
Caloriesfromfat 30 %
Fat 6.1 g
Satfat 0.9 g
Monofat 2 g
Polyfat 2.5 g
Protein 11.2 g
Carbohydrate 22.7 g
Fiber 3.4 g
Cholesterol 1 mg
Iron 3 mg
Sodium 342 mg
Calcium 92 mg


1/2 cup 1% low-fat cottage cheese
1/4 cup fresh parsley leaves
2 tablespoons tahini (sesame-seed paste)
1/4 teaspoon grated lemon rind
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 garlic clove
1 (15-ounce) can chickpeas (garbanzo beans), rinsed and drained


Place all ingredients in a food processor; process until smooth, scraping sides of processor bowl once. Store in an airtight container in refrigerator. Serve with pita triangles or fresh vegetables.

March 1998
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