Lemon Garlic Hummus

Lemon and Garlic Hummus
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Ratings (23)
  • Total: 5 mins
  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Yield: 2 ½ cups (serves 4)
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
352 Calories
15g Fat
42g Carbs
14g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 2 ½ cups (serves 4)
Amount per serving
Calories 352
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15g 20%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 163mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 42g 15%
Dietary Fiber 9g 33%
Protein 14g
Calcium 61mg 5%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Hummus gets some kick with lemon and garlic! The sweet, pungent flavor of lemon combined with garlic makes for a hummus you won't be able to tear yourself away from! Pair it with pita and you have a quick and easy appetizer or snack.

Ingredients

  • 1 15-ounce can chickpeas or garbanzo beans
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic or 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1½ teaspoons tahini

Steps to Make It

Drain chickpeas and set aside liquid from can. Combine remaining ingredients in blender or food processor. Add 1/4 cup of liquid from chickpeas. Blend for 3-5 minutes on low until thoroughly mixed and smooth.

Place in serving bowl, and create a shallow well in the center of the hummus. Add a small amount (1-2 tablespoons) of olive oil in the well. Serve immediately with fresh, warm or toasted pita bread, or cover and refrigerate.