Classic Mediterranean Hummus*

Ingredients

  • 1-15 oz. can garbanzo beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 large garlic clove, peeled
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons tahini
  • 2 tablespoons lemon fresh juice
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • Extras: 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley for garnish
  • Meets GI guidelines.

Preparation

  1. Add garbanzo beans to a food processor and blend until almost smooth.
  2. Heat a small saute pan to medium and add olive oil and garlic clove. Cook garlic clove 3-4 minutes or until lightly browned on all sides. Turn off heat and let cool and remove garlic clove.
  3. To the processor, add the tahini, lemon juice, lemon zest, salt, paprika and cooled garlic infused olive oil. Process again to blend until completely smooth. May add more lemon juice or water to achieve desired consistency. Adjust seasonings as desired.
  4. Scoop into a small serving bowl and top with chopped parsley, if desired.

Categories

  • Appetizer
  • Sauce/Dressing
  • Side Dish
  • Snack
  • Plant-Based Protein
  • Vegetable
  • Dairy Free
  • Gluten Free
  • Quick and Easy
  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
  • GI
  • MHealthy

Nutrition Information

Serving Size
about 1/4 cup
Serves
8
Calories
248.00
Total Fat (g)
9.00
Saturated Fat (g)
1.00
Sodium (mg)
151.00
Total Carbohydrates (g)
34.00
Dietary Fiber (g)
10.00
Protein (g)
11.00