Roasted-Garlic White Bean Hummus

Sure, you can buy hummus at the store. But homemade hummus breathes great natural flavors your guests won't soon forget.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 10 min
  • Servings 16

Ingredients

1
bulb garlic, unpeeled
2
teaspoons olive or vegetable oil
1
can (15.5 ounces) Green Giant™ great northern beans, drained and 2 tablespoons liquid reserved
3
tablespoons lemon juice
1/2
teaspoon salt
Chopped fresh parsley
Pita bread wedges, crackers or raw vegetables, if desired

  • 1 Heat oven to 350ºF. Cut 1/2-inch slice off top of garlic bulb. Drizzle oil over garlic bulb. Wrap garlic in foil. Bake 50 to 60 minutes or until garlic is soft when pierced with a knife; cool slightly.
  • 2 Squeeze garlic into food processor. Add beans, reserved bean liquid, lemon juice and salt. Cover and process until uniform consistency.
  • 3 Spoon dip into serving dish. Sprinkle with parsley. Serve with pita bread wedges.

Expert Tips

Prepare this popular dip up to 1 day ahead of time. Cover and refrigerate until serving.

Serve this mellow dip like they do in Turkey. Make a depression in the middle of the bowl of hummus, and spoon in 1 to 2 tablespoons olive oil.

Roast an extra bulb of garlic to serve with the hummus.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
45
(
Calories from Fat
10),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
1g
1%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
75mg
75%;
Total Carbohydrate
8g
8%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
 
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.