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"Invited to a party at the last minute, I invented this hummus from what I had on hand," says reader Maria August, of Boulder. "To my surprise, I liked it better than the traditional tahini version." Serve with fresh-cut vegetables, such as jicama, carrot, red pepper, and celery sticks.

Maria August, Boulder, Colorado
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Credit: Thomas J. Story

Recipe Summary

total:
10 mins
Yield:
Makes 3 cups (serving size: 1 tbsp.)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Put chickpeas, cashews, 1/4 tsp. salt, and 2/3 cup water in a food processor and pulse until very smooth.

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  • Add remaining ingredients and pulse until well blended and very creamy, about 30 seconds. Add more water, one tbsp. at a time, if needed. Add more salt or lime juice to taste. Garnish with cashews and serve with vegetables.

Nutrition Facts

42 calories; calories from fat 78%; protein 0.8g; fat 3.7g; saturated fat 0.6g; carbohydrates 1.8g; fiber 0.4g; sodium 31mg; cholesterol 0mg.
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