Hummus III

Hummus III

Appetizers and Snacks Dips and Spreads Hummus

Hummus is a pureed garbanzo bean dip with Middle Eastern origins. Serve with pita and an assortment of fresh vegetables. This is the secret combination straight from a Boston restaurant. Tahini, or sesame seed paste, can be found in health food stores, gourmet shops and even many grocery stores.

Servings per recipe: 16
Calories per serving: 77
Preparation time: 10m
Total cooking time: 10m


  • 2 cups canned garbanzo beans, drained
  • 1/3 cup tahini
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cloves garlic, halved
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 pinch paprika
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh parsley


  • 1   Place the garbanzo beans, tahini, lemon juice, salt and garlic in a blender or food processor. Blend until smooth. Transfer mixture to a serving bowl.
  • 2   Drizzle olive oil over the garbanzo bean mixture. Sprinkle with paprika and parsley.

Nutrion facts:

Total Fat 4.3g 7%
    Saturated Fat 1.0g  
Cholesterol 0mg  
Sodium 236mg 9%
Potassium 79mg 2%
Total Carbohydrates 8.1g 3%
Dietary Fiber 1.9g 7%
Protein 2.6g 5%
Sugars 0g  
Vitamin A 48IU  
Vitamin C 3mg  
Calcium 17mg  
Iron 1mg  
Thiamin 0mg  
Niacin 1mg  
Vitamin B6 0mg  
Magnesium 9mg  
Folate 21mcg