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Garlic Hummus II

A delicious high fiber and high protein spread that you can have with vegetables and a lot more.



  1. Boil the chickpeas in their water until soft.
  2. Strain 1/2 of the water. in the food processor ground chick peas and add the cumin, salt, lemon juice, garlic, tahini and mix to make a paste.
  3. To change the consistency, do the following: if the paste is too thick slowly add cold water while stirring until desired consistency; if too soft slowly add more tahini while stirring until desired consistency.
  4. When satisfied with the paste, place in a serving platter and sprinkle the olive oil on top and serve.
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Perfect for my diet!
18 Jan 08 by member: lola_dark
I just submitted a recipe for fattoush which is a Lebanese Salad often eaten along side hummus. I was going to add a hummus recipe but this one is perfect.
08 Apr 08 by member: MalaMala
LOVED it. Didn't even use the oil - it was so so great! Thanks for sharing!
01 Oct 09 by member: APompa
i love hummus! i made some today, but instead of cumin, i sprinkled some paprika on the top. very heart-healthy dish & great with pita bread!
30 Aug 10 by member: VeganDia
instead of regular water, use the water from the beans. Add a bit of flavor.
03 Nov 10 by member: Buddysasha
1 serving is 1.5 oz. Would add a bit of paprika or chili garlic paste next time. This recipe comes out good.
19 Sep 12 by member: d4da
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Nutrition summary:

There are 135 calories in 1 serving of Garlic Hummus II.
Calorie break-down: 56% fat, 35% carbs, 9% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 78
Calories 135
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 8.63g 13%
  Saturated Fat 1.178g 6%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 2.094g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 4.97g  
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 161mg 7%
Potassium 113mg  
Total Carbohydrate 12.18g 4%
  Dietary Fiber 2.6g 10%
  Sugars 0.18g  
Protein 3.28g  
Vitamin A 3% Vitamin C 62%
Calcium 33% Iron 55%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Nutrition Values are based on USDA Nutrient Database SR18
of RDI*
(135 calories)
7% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
Carbohydrate (35%)
Fat (56%)
Protein (9%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories

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