Basic Hummus

Andrea Potter, Rooted Nutrition
This hummus is an easy and simple plant-based recipe – perfect for a quick, healthy snack. This hummus is:
– a classic recipe
– quick and easy to make
– full of fiber
– flavourful
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Servings 6
Calories 160 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 398ml/14oz can chickpeas (or 1 1/2 cups cooked chickpeas)
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice (about 1 large lemon)
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp tahini
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 3 tbsp cold water
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • salt to taste

Instructions
 

  • Assemble ingredients in a blender or food processor and blend until creamy smooth.
  • Taste and adjust seasoning with lemon and salt, add fresh pepper if desired.

Notes

Serving Information

Enjoy with veggie sticks, tortilla chips, pita bread, crackers or as a filling for wraps.

Recipe Cost Breakdown

Ingredients
 
 
 
Servings: 6
 
Quantity
 
Measure
 
Cost
 
Beans, canned (398ml/14oz)
 
1
 
ea
 
3.29
 
Garlic
 
3
 
clove
 
.09
 
Olive oil
 
3
 
Tbsp
 
.90
 
Tahini
 
15
 
ml
 
.36
 
Herbs (21g pkg)
 
5
 
g
 
.65
 
Lemon
 
1
 
ea
 
1.00
 
Total
 
 
 
 
 
5.39
 
Cost/Serving
 
 
 
 
 
0.89

Nutrition

Calories: 160kcalCarbohydrates: 13gProtein: 5gFat: 11gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 6gSodium: 110mgPotassium: 157mgFiber: 4gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 109IUVitamin C: 5mgCalcium: 55mgIron: 2mg
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