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A Basic Hummus

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When you're in need of a simple, yet delicious item to be served with wine or beer try this recipe for a basic Hummus. It's great with Pita Bread and can be changed up to suit your taste with Roasted Red Peppers, Roasted Garlic, Olives, or Red Pepper Flakes.
  Garbanzo beans 30 Ounce, rinsed, drained
  Tahini 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Garlic cloves 6
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Olive oil 3 Tablespoon
  Pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Water 2 Tablespoon

1. In a food processor jar, place all ingredients and blend to get a smooth texture, add water if required.

2. In serving plate, place some triangle cut pita breads.
3. In a bowl put hummus, drizzle with olive oil and garnish with fresh parsley.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Middle Eastern
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Want a simple side dish to serve with your finger foods for your next party? Try making a basic hummus with chef Scott. He makes it in less than 5 minutes by simply putting together all the ingredients in a blender and blend it to desired consistency. Especially when you are entertaining guests with beer and wine, this recipe is an ideal choice for side.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 214 Calories from Fat 70

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 8 g12.6%

Saturated Fat 1 g5.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 62.2 mg2.6%

Total Carbohydrates 28 g9.2%

Dietary Fiber 7.7 g30.9%

Sugars 4.6 g

Protein 9 g18.8%

Vitamin A 0.7% Vitamin C 5%

Calcium 5.6% Iron 16.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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