Hummus

Hummus

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Hummus is a great way to snack. This is a good way to add protein to your meal and is low in calories. Check the nutrition facts panel (on the right) for detailed nutrition information, the daily value numbers in red indicates that the recipe has high amount of nutrient that you need to be cautious of (fat, sodium or cholesterol), and the green indicates that this recipe has a healthy amount of the ingredients you need. Use the table to keep track of your daily intake of calories, nutrients and vitamins and ensure you check the serving size on the panel to compare. This recipe contains only 1 food group – meat alternative.

 

 

IngredientsHummus Nutrition Fact

2 cups           Chickpeas (canned, drained, rinsed)
5 Tbsp           Tahini (sesame seed sauce)
6 Tbsp            Lemon Juice
1.5 tsp            Salt
4 cloves          Garlic
2 Tbsp            Water (filtered)
1 tsp               Hot sauce (optional)

Servings: 6

Directions:

  1. Add all ingredients in a blender and blend till smooth
  2. Drizzle with olive oil and paprika for garnish and serve with pita bread

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