Low Fat Red Pepper Hummus

3
Susan Feliciano

By
@frenchtutor

I love Hummus for a dip, as opposed to other, fatty types of dips. How much Tahini you add to Hummus determines how much fat it contains. This recipe calls for only 2 tablespoons.

Tahini is Sesame Butter, or ground sesame seeds. If you don't have any, you can leave it out. Or add 3 tablespoons of sesame seeds before blending to keep the flavor and add a little mini-crunch.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
1 1/2 cups
Prep:
10 Min
Method:
Blend

Ingredients

  • 1 can(s)
    chick peas (garbanzo beans)
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    ground cumin
  • 1 tsp
    ground coriander
  • 1/4 - 1/2 tsp
    cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1 tsp
    cajun spice (optional)
  • 2 Tbsp
    tahini (sesame butter)
  • 1 Tbsp
    lemon juice
  • 2-3 clove
    fresh garlic (smashed or crushed)
  • 1/2 c
    roasted red peppers from a jar
  • 1 Tbsp
    extra virgin olive oil
  • ·
    fresh ground pepper to taste

How to Make Low Fat Red Pepper Hummus

Step-by-Step

  1. Drain and rinse the chick peas, reserving the liquid. Place peas in food processor. Sprinkle the spices over the top. Add Tahini, lemon juice, garlic, roasted red peppers, and oil. Process - blend and blend - until smooth. Scrape sides of work bowl as necessary.
  2. Add in the fresh ground pepper and some of the reserved liquid and blend until it reaches your desired consistency.
  3. Baked Pita Triangles make a good dipper for this hummus, or use raw carrots, celery, bell peppers, zucchini, cherry tomatoes, broccoli and cauliflower.

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About Low Fat Red Pepper Hummus

Main Ingredient: Beans/Legumes
Regional Style: Middle Eastern
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian Diabetic Dairy Free
Other Tag: Healthy



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