Food & Health

Chickpea Hummus

Makes: 2 cups

Source of: Thiamin, Niacin
Good Source of: Folate
Vegetarian
Gluten-Free

Ingredients

375 ml
cooked chickpeas
1 1/2 cup
 
OR
1-398 ml can
canned chickpeas, rinsed and drained
1-14 fl oz can
75 ml
tahini paste
1/3 cup
1
clove garlic, minced
1
50 ml
fresh lemon juice
1/4 cup
45 ml
vegetable oil
3 tbsp
2 ml
ground cumin
1/2 tsp
5 ml
salt
1 tsp
75 ml
Water
1/3 cup
2 ml
Hot pepper sauce
1/2 tsp


Directions

PLACE chickpeas in a blender or food processor with tahini, garlic, lemon juice, oil, cumin and salt.

PUREE, adding just enough water to make the mixture creamy and smooth (may need more than 1/3 cup).

ADD hot pepper sauce.

Nutrition Facts

Based on a serving of 1/4 cup

Energy: 107 calories
Protein: 3.2 g
Fat: 7.4 g
Saturated Fat: 0.8 g
Carbohydrates: 8 g
3%
Fibre: 1.7 g
7%
Sodium: 204 mg
9%
Potassium: 100 mg
Folate: 45 mcg
20%
Calcium: 42 mg
4%
Iron: 0.9 mg
5%
Calories from Fat:
62%





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