Garden Vegetable Hummus is made with fresh herbs and a few simple ingredients! Serve it with fresh vegetables and pita bread for a tasty appetizer or layer it over a sandwich for additional flavor.
Garden Vegetable Hummus is the perfect snack or spread for sandwiches.
The hummus comes together quick and easy. Add a few ingredients to the blender, including fresh green herbs and then puree until well blended. The blender has a self cleaning mode to make clean up even easier. Not only was I impressed by the versatility and power of the blender, but I also love that it works quickly and looks great in my kitchen.
Hummus is a healthier option for game day and holiday parties and comes together in little time. Serve the hummus with carrots, cucumbers, sliced peppers and pita bread for a snack or layer it over a sandwich for lunch.
Garden Vegetable Hummus
- 1/4 cup tahini
- 3 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice plus more as needed
- 1/4 cup fresh basil
- 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
- 1 tablespoon chopped fresh chives
- 1 cloves garlic minced
- 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 15 ounces garbanzo beans (1 can) drained and rinsed
To make the garden vegetable hummus, add the tahini, lemon juice, basil, parsley, chives, garlic, olive oil and salt to a food processor or blender. Pulse briefly to combine. Scrape down the sides of the container with the flat edge tamper and then add half of the chickpeas and process for 30 seconds. Scrape down the sides of the container, and then add the remaining chickpeas and process until smooth, about one to two additional
minutes. Add additional lemon juice as needed to create the desired texture and
Transfer the hummus to a bowl for serving. Drizzle with extra virgin olive oil and sprinkle with freshly chopped parsley, as desired. Serve immediately or store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to one week.
- Each serving is about 3 tablespoons.
Nutrition InformationCalories: 149, Fat: 7g, Saturated Fat: 1g, Sodium: 152mg, Potassium: 195mg, Carbohydrates: 17g, Fiber: 4g, Sugar: 3g, Protein: 6g, Vitamin A: 112%, Vitamin C: 4%, Calcium: 38%, Iron: 2%
*Nutritional information is an estimate. Please consult a doctor or nutritionist for the most accurate nutritional info.