Recipe: Mediterranean Herb Hummus

For a low-calorie, satisfying and flavorful snack, try out our Mediterranean Herb Hummus! All you have to do is throw some chickpeas, Tahini, garlic, salt, oregano, thyme, parsley and lemon juice into a food processor and you're good to go! Try it with veggies or pita chips. At 36 calories and only 1 SmartPoint per serving, it will quickly replace your French onion dip and potato chips!

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Recipe: Mediterranean Herb Hummus

Prep time: 5 minutes
Cook time: none
Yield: 20 servings
Serving size: 2 tablespoons

Ingredients

  • 2 (15.5-ounce) cans chickpeas, drained

  • 1 tablespoon Tahini

  • 2 tablespoons minced garlic

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1 teaspoon fresh oregano

  • 1 teaspoon fresh thyme

  • 1 teaspoon fresh parsley

  • 4 tablespoons lemon juice

  • ΒΌ cup extra virgin olive oil

Instructions

  1. Place all of the ingredients except the olive oil in a food processor and blend until combined.

  2. When the hummus has come together, drizzle in the olive oil and pulse a few times until loose and smooth.

Nutrition Information
Per Serving: (2 tablespoons)
Calories: 36
Calories from fat: 17
Fat: 2g
Saturated Fat: 0g
Cholesterol: 0mg
Sodium: 82mg
Carbohydrates: 4g
Fiber: 1g
Sugar: 1g
Protein: 1g
SmartPoint: 1

The nutrition content of recipes on Popculture.com have been calculated by Registered Dietitian, Jessica Penner, of Smart Nutrition.