15 ounce can chickpeas (garbanzo beans), undrained*
cup tahini (sesame paste)
tablespoon lemon juice
teaspoon ground red pepper (optional)
Whole wheat pita bread wedges, pita crisps, bagel chips, carrot sticks, and/or celery sticks
- In a food processor bowl or blender container, combine chickpeas, tahini, lemon juice, garlic, salt, and red pepper, if desired. Cover and process or blend until smooth. Spoon into a serving bowl. Serve with pita wedges or crisps, bagel chips, and/or carrots and celery. Makes 6 to 8 side-dish servings (1-3/4 cups).
From the Test Kitchen
Prepare hummus; cover and chill up to 24 hours.
For a thicker spread, drain the chickpeas, reserving the liquid. Add enough liquid to process easily and to make desired texture.
- Per serving:
- 114 kcal cal.,
- 6 g fat
- (1 g sat. fat,
- 0 mg chol.,
- 71 mg sodium,
- 12 g carb.,
- 3 g fiber,
- 4 g pro.
- Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet