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Recipe of the Week: Vegetable Hummus

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Recipe of the Week: Vegetable Hummus

I love a good hummus, and find it goes well with all kinds of foods such as burgers, chicken, vegetables, simple pasta recipes, salads, and bread.

The problem with many store-bought options, however, is they’re usually so damn high in fat (making it less attractive for proper meal planning).

Well, you can use this recipe from my cookbook Eat Green Get Lean to make your own fresh, delicious, and relatively low-calorie hummus. Enjoy!

 

Servings

12

Calories Per Serving

79

Protein Per Serving

2 grams

Carbohydrates Per Serving

9 grams

Fat Per Serving

2 grams

 

Ingredients

1/3 cup carrots, shredded

1/3 cup fresh parsley

1/4 cup scallions, sliced

1 1/2 cups cooked chickpeas (if canned, drained)

1/4 cup tahini

3 tablespoons lemon juice

2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

2 cloves garlic, minced

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper

 

Instructions

In a food processor or blender, add the carrots, parsley, and scallions and process until finely chopped.

Add the remaining ingredients and process until smooth, or desired consistency

 

What You Get to Eat

vegetable-hummus

What did you think of this week’s recipe? Let me know in the comments below!

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