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Hot and Spicy Hummus

For a quick lunch, serve this hearty bean spread on toasted whole-grain bagels. It also makes a luscious, low-fat dip alongside lightly steamed and cooled carrots and broccoli.

Ingredients: 

Ingredients: 

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3 cups cooked garbanzo beans
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¼ cup tahini (olive oil or light sesame oil may be substituted)
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¼ cup fresh lemon juice
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1 to 4 Tbs. spring or filtered water
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3 cloves garlic, crushed
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1 tsp. ground cumin
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½ tsp. cayenne pepper
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¼ cup minced jalapeno or other chile pepper
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¼ cup diced red bell pepper

Instructions: 

  1. In food processor or blender, process garbanzo beans, tahini and lemon juice until smooth, adding water as needed to make a creamy mixture. Transfer to medium bowl.
  2. Add garlic, cumin, cayenne, jalapeño and bell pepper to garbanzo bean mixture and mix well. Season with salt and pepper. Cover and chill 2 to 4 hours to allow flavors to blend. Garnish with red pepper slices just before serving.

Nutrition Information: 

Calories: 
75
Protein: 
4 g
Total Fat: 
3 g
Saturated Fat: 
g
Carbohydrates: 
9 g
Cholesterol: 
mg
Sodium: 
33 mg
Fiber: 
g
Sugar: 
g
Yield: 
Makes 4 cups

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