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December 1, 2014

Meatless Monday: Healthy, No Oil Hummus

It’s Meatless Monday! After a week+ with family in town celebrating Thanksgiving and my now 9 year old’s birthday, I’m ready for some simple, easy meals and snacks.

Today, I’m lightening up hummus. I love hummus, but I like it a little too much and can eat half a container if I’m not careful. I’ve crafted this No Oil Hummus which uses the garbanzo bean liquid to lighten it up a little.

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The ingredients couldn’t be simpler either.  Garbanzo beans, lemon, tahini, salt, paprika, and cumin.

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Start by draining the liquid from the garbanzo beans, reserving it for later use.

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Place the garbanzo beans, a couple Tbsps of tahini, a palm of paprika and cumin, a sprinkle of salt and the squeeze of a fresh lemon in your food processor (see recipe for more specific measurements).

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Blend the ingredients, scraping down the sides a couple times until everything is combined.

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Then, just like you would with olive oil, begin drizzling the garbanzo bean liquid into the running food processor until the hummus reaches your desired consistency.

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Serve with veggies and naan.

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4 Comments on “Meatless Monday: Healthy, No Oil Hummus

Annmarie
December 1, 2014 at 8:50 am

YUM! I love humus and my kids do too. Your recipe looks delicious, can’t wait to try it!

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Jen @ Pretty Little Grub
December 1, 2014 at 9:46 am

That looks so yummy. I have actually never made my own hummus. Which is crazy because I realize how easy it is!

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Rachel
December 1, 2014 at 10:30 am

I love hummus! I have to make this!

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