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Hummus

Fresh hummus with toasted whole wheat pita wedges.

Serving Size

Serves 10, 1/4 cup per serving

Ingredients

  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 large lemon
  • 1 (15½-ounce) can garbanzo beans
  • ½ cup warm water
  • 2 Tablespoons low-fat plain yogurt
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

Optional Ingredients:

  • 1 fresh red pepper, or 3 roasted red peppers from a jar
  • Pinch ground cumin, ground cayenne pepper, or red pepper flakes

Materials

Materials:

  • Can opener
  • Colander
  • Cutting board
  • Measuring cups
  • Measuring spoons
  • Sharp knife
  • Small bowl

Special Materials:

  • Blender

Nutritional Information

Instructions

1. Peel and chop garlic. If using fresh red pepper, rinse, remove core and seeds, and mince now. Or, mince jarred roasted peppers.
2. Rinse lemon and cut in half. In a small bowl, squeeze juice. Discard seeds.
3. In a colander, drain and rinse beans.
4. Add garlic, lemon juice, beans, and remaining ingredients to blender. If using optional spices, add now. Blend until creamy and well mixed.
5. If using, top hummus with minced red pepper.

Hummus

Fresh hummus with toasted whole wheat pita wedges.

Serving Size

Serves 10, 1/4 cup per serving

Ingredients

  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 large lemon
  • 1 (15½-ounce) can garbanzo beans
  • ½ cup warm water
  • 2 Tablespoons low-fat plain yogurt
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

Optional Ingredients:

  • 1 fresh red pepper, or 3 roasted red peppers from a jar
  • Pinch ground cumin, ground cayenne pepper, or red pepper flakes

Materials

Materials:

  • Can opener
  • Colander
  • Cutting board
  • Measuring cups
  • Measuring spoons
  • Sharp knife
  • Small bowl

Special Materials:

  • Blender

Nutritional Information

Instructions

1. Peel and chop garlic. If using fresh red pepper, rinse, remove core and seeds, and mince now. Or, mince jarred roasted peppers.
2. Rinse lemon and cut in half. In a small bowl, squeeze juice. Discard seeds.
3. In a colander, drain and rinse beans.
4. Add garlic, lemon juice, beans, and remaining ingredients to blender. If using optional spices, add now. Blend until creamy and well mixed.
5. If using, top hummus with minced red pepper.

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