Roasted Red Pepper Hummus
Featured in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser on November 9, 2011.
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
4 cloves garlic, minced
1 (15-ounce) can garbanzo beans, drained
1/3 cup tahini (sesame seed paste available at most grocery stores)
½ teaspoon kosher salt
1/3 cup roasted red bell peppers (available in jar at most grocery stores), drained and coarsely chopped
Parsley, chopped (for garnish)
Mix all ingredients in a food processor or blender until dip is smooth and evenly red in color. Transfer dip to a bowl and garnish with parsley. Serve with fresh vegetables or pita chips. Makes 1 cup.
Approximate Nutrient Analysis per Tablespoon:
50 calories, 3 g fat, 0 g saturated fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 100 mg sodium, 5 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g sugar, 2 g protein