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Title:   Spiced Red-Pepper Hummus

Nutrition facts

Serving Size 1/8 of recipe
Amount per serving
Calories 177 Calories from Fat 0
Hide Daily Values % Daily Value*
Total Fat 4g 6%
  Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 0mg 0%
Total Carbohydrates 29g 10%
  Dietary Fiber 4g
Protein 7g
Vitamin A 0%     Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 0%     Iron 0%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.


Spiced Red-Pepper Hummus

4cloves garlic, unpeeled
1/3cup packed fresh parsley leaves
15ounces canned chickpeas (garbanzos), rinsed and drained
1cup jarred roasted red peppers, rinsed and drained well
6pitted oil-cured black olives
2tablespoons tahini
2tablespoons lemon juice
1tablespoon mild cayenne pepper sauce, such as Frank's Red Hot or Texas Pete
pre-cut vegetable sticks and whole-wheat pita wedges, for dipping

Place garlic in small dish (or custard cup), adding enough water to just cover garlic (about 3 tablespoons). Cover dish with plastic wrap and microwave 1 minute at full power; discard water.

When cool enough to handle, squeeze garlic into food processor. Add parsley and process until chopped. Add chickpeas, red peppers, olives, tahini, lemon juice and pepper sauce. Blend until smooth. Serve with pita triangles and raw vegetable sticks.

Serves: 8

Prep Time: 12 min.

Cook Time: n/a

Nutrition Score per serving:

% Fat20%
g Fat4 g; 0.1 g saturated
% Carbs64%
g Carbs29 g
% Protein16%
g Protein7 g
g Fiber4 g
mg Sodiumn/a
% Calciumn/a
g Calciumn/a

last edit by blozzom, 9/5/2006 2:12:02 PM

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