This brightly flavored hummus is easy and tasty! It's a crowd pleaser that's low in sodium but filled with great nutrition and fresh flavor! If you enjoy hummus but turning the label to see all of the sodium on the label, try this recipe! It makes the perfect snack or party plate with crostini or crackers. Enjoy!
Ingredients: (Makes 2.5 cups of hummus)
1 can organic garbanzo beans (or reduced sodium)
¼ cup sun dried tomatoes (drained, chopped)
¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
1 garlic clove (minced)
1 lemon (zested & juiced)
2 Tablespoons dried basil
2 Tablespoons dried parsley
¼ teaspoon salt
Pinch of black pepper
Preparing this recipe:
Soak / drain sun-dried tomatoes and carefully dice. Rinse and drain garbanzo beans thoroughly. In a small bowl whisk together the olive oil, garlic, lemon juice (reserve zest for garnish), basil, parsley, salt and pepper. In a blender combine garbanzo beans, tomatoes and pulse for 20 – 30 seconds. Pour in olive oil and spice mixture and blend on low speed until thoroughly combined.
Garnish with lemon zest and serve immediately or refrigerate to chill in airtight container. Serve with your favorite toast, crostini, crackers or veggies. Enjoy!
Nutritional facts (Recipe yields 2.5 cups of hummus):
Each serving (2 Tablespoons): Cal: 65, Fat 4g, Sat Fat 1g, Cholesterol 0mg, Sodium 46mg, Carbs 2g, Sugars 1g, Fiber .5g, Protein .5g