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Title:   Hummus

Nutrition facts

Serving Size
Amount per serving
Calories 415 Calories from Fat 216
Hide Daily Values % Daily Value*
Total Fat 24g 37%
  Saturated Fat 4g 20%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 9g
  Monounsaturated Fat 10g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 948mg 40%
Total Carbohydrates 36g 12%
  Dietary Fiber 15g
Protein 20g
Vitamin A 2%     Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 10%     Iron 34%
Thiamin 30%     Riboflavin 9%
Niacin 7%     Pantothenic Acid 3%
Vitamin B6 25%     Potassium 16%
Phosphorus 44%     Magnesium 44%
Zinc 31%     Copper 66%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Description:

Calories in Hummus:

There are roughly 50 calories per 1 ounce of hummus. A small container that you commonly buy at the supermarket contains 10 ounces. Usually people will consume 3 ounces, which will have 150 calories and 9 grams of fat.

Ingredients in Hummus

chickpeas, roasted red peppers, lemon juice, sesame Tahini, olive oil, citric acid, natural flavor, sea salt.


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Hummus Recipe:

Hummus

2 cups canned chickpeas (garbanzo beans), liquid reserved
2/3 cup tahini paste*
5 tablespoons olive oil, divided
1/4 cup lemon juice
3 cloves garlic
Salt and pepper to taste
1 teaspoon paprika
1 tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped (optional)

  • In a food processor, puree the chickpeas, tahini, 3 tablespoonsolive oil, lemon juice and garlic until smooth, adding a little of the reserved liquid if the mixture seems too thick; it will be slightlygrainy. Season with salt and pepper.

  • Transfer to a shallow bowl or plate.

  • Combine the paprika and the remaining 2 tablespoons oliveoil, drizzle the mixture over the top, and garnish with chopped parsley, if desired.

  • Serve with pita bread triangles. Makes about 3 cups.



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