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Mediterranean Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

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This Mediterranean dish fused by American Influence is One of the Most Popular forms of Hummus in America.
  Canned garbanzo beans 16 Ounce
  Lemon juice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Tahini paste 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Yogurt 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm), minced
  Roasted red pepper 1 , peeled
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Cayenne pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Chopped parsley 2 Tablespoon
  Black olives 4

Roast a red pepper under the broiler until charred. Then place in a plate and cover with plastic so pepper is steamed for ten minutes so that you can peel and de-seed the pepper. You can also purchase the red pepper already roasted. In a food processor add the garbanzo beans, lemon juice, red pepper, yogurt, garlic, cayenne pepper and salt then blend well for 1 minute. Next add the tahini, olive oil and blend until well combined. Spread the hummus in a plate and garnish with parsley, olives and olive oil. Serve with pita, crackers or chips.
This can also be stored in a tupperware in the refrigerator for about a week.

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Recipe Summary

Vegetarian, Low Cholesterol
Pepper, Red Pepper
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes
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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1418 Calories from Fat 798

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 91 g140%

Saturated Fat 3.3 g16.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 7.3 mg2.4%

Sodium 3484.9 mg145.2%

Total Carbohydrates 109 g36.5%

Dietary Fiber 27.7 g110.7%

Sugars 25.3 g

Protein 61 g122.5%

Vitamin A 166.3% Vitamin C 300.2%

Calcium 70.4% Iron 77.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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