Try using this hummus in place of mayonnaise or mustard on your sandwich or simply serve as a healthy appetizer with fresh vegetables and pita bread.
(with Anne Wilfong, RD, LD)
WHAT YOU NEED
1 15-ounce can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
2 15-ounce cans of artichokes packed in water, drained and rinsed
1/4 cup tahini paste
1/4 cup olive oil
Juice of two lemons
3-4 cloves garlic, depending on taste
1/2 teaspoon salt
HOW TO MAKE IT
In the bowl of a food processor, add chickpeas, artichokes, tahini paste, olive oil, lemon juice, garlic and salt. Blend until smooth.
Serving Size: 1/4 cup
Protein 6 g
Carbs 19 g
Fat 8 g
Sodium 249 mg
Fiber 8 g
Price per serving: $1.01 // Restaurant Price: $1.99
Makes approx. 3 cups
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This recipe is brought to you by Whole Foods Market.