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Mediterranean Hummus

Yield 1 3/4 cups (serving size: 2 tablespoons)

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup chopped bottled roasted red bell peppers
  • 1/4 cup pitted kalamata olives
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons extravirgin olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 (15 1/2-ounce) can chickpeas (garbanzo beans), rinsed and drained

Nutrition Information

  • calories 49
  • caloriesfromfat 24 %
  • fat 1.3 g
  • satfat 0.2 g
  • monofat 0.8 g
  • polyfat 0.3 g
  • protein 1.7 g
  • carbohydrate 7.9 g
  • fiber 1.5 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.5 mg
  • sodium 171 mg
  • calcium 14 mg

How to Make It

  1. Place all ingredients in a food processor; process until smooth, scraping sides of processor bowl once. Store in an airtight container in refrigerator.

  2. Note: Serve with pita triangles or fresh vegetables.