Hummus is a great source of protein and good fat from garbanzo beans and flaxseed oil. Best of all, it goes with so much! You can use it as a dip with vegetables, crackers, or pita, use it as a condiment on a sandwich, or use it as a topping on a salad.

Hummus
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Ingredients

  • 16 oz can garbanzo beans (chickpeas)
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil or flaxseed oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 tsp. cumin
  • ¼ cup tahini (sesame butter)
  • Sea salt, and fresh parsley to taste

Method

  • Drain beans and reserve liquid.
  • Rinse beans in a colander.
  • Blend beans with remaining ingredients in a blender, vitamix, ninja, or other blending machine. If the mixture seems dry, add some of the reserved liquid from the garbanzo beans slowly to the blender to make a smooth paste.
  • Garnish with a sprinkle of sea salt and parsley.

Nutrition

Calories

482 cal

Fat

28 g

Carbs

37 g

Protein

11 g
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