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Thursday, September 1, 2016

Friday Food: Traditional Hummus

By: Joel Luedke

Hummus is a great addition to any meal but it is also the perfect snack to combine with any vegetable that you choose.  Great source of fiber and other health benefits and you can combine up to fill you up but not break down your diet.


Ingredients List:
-2 (15.5 oz) cans no-salt-added chickpeas (garbanzo beans), rinsed and drained
-2 garlic cloves, crushed
-1/2 cup water
-1/4 cup tahini (sesame seed paste)
-3 tbsp fresh lemon juice
-2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
-3/4 tsp salt
-1/4 tsp black pepper

The How To:
-Place beans and garlic in a food processor; pulse 5 times or until chopped.  Add 1/2 cup water and remaining ingredients; pulse until smooth, scraping down sides as needed.
-Add other ingredients from list to paste as needed.

For more variations of hummus check out Myrecipes.com
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