Hummus

Make this classic Middle Eastern dip with a collection of everyday ingredients. You can throw it together in just 10 minutes!

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 10 min
  • Servings 16

Ingredients

1
can (15 oz) Progresso™ chick peas (garbanzo beans), drained, reserving 1/3 cup liquid
3
tablespoons lemon juice
1/2
cup sesame seed
1
garlic clove, crushed
1
teaspoon salt
Chopped fresh parsley
Pita bread wedges, crackers or raw vegetables, for dipping, if desired

  • 1 Place beans, reserved bean liquid, lemon juice, sesame seed, garlic and salt in blender or food processor. Cover and blend on high speed, stopping blender occasionally to scrape sides if necessary, until uniform consistency.
  • 2 Spoon dip into serving dish. Sprinkle with parsley. Serve with pita bread wedges.

Expert Tips

This great-tasting cocktail dip began to show up at parties in the 1970s, perhaps spurred by the growing vegetarian movement or by American travels to the Middle East.

Serve this melt-in-your-mouth dip like they do in Turkey. Make an indent in the middle of the bowl of hummus, and spoon in 1 to 2 tablespoons of olive oil.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
70
(
Calories from Fat
25 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3 g
3 %
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
190 mg
190 %;
Total Carbohydrate
8 g
8 %
(Dietary Fiber
2 g
2 %
),
Protein
4 g
4 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
2 Vegetable; 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.