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Easy Hummus

Using sun-dried tomato salad dressing instead of tahini adds a new dimension of flavor to this nutritious predinner snack. —Jeannette Jeremias, Kitchener, Ontario
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 5 min.
  • Makes
    1-1/2 cups

Ingredients

  • 1 can (15 ounces) garbanzo beans or chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 cup sun-dried tomato salad dressing
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • Baked pita chips or assorted fresh vegetables

Directions

  • In a food processor, combine the beans, salad dressing and garlic. Cover and process for 30 seconds or until smooth. Serve with chips.
Nutrition Facts
1/4 cup (calculated without chips): 107 calories, 5g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 318mg sodium, 14g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 3g fiber), 3g protein.

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  • Kasha
    Nov 26, 2019

    easy tasty but missing the tahini

  • bigray610
    Dec 23, 2014

    Just okay. It's not hummus unless you add tahini (ground sesame seeds). Try it once and you'll never make it without again!

  • Summy
    Feb 3, 2013

    I just made this in a pinch for a Super Bowl dip today. I didn't have the salad dressing, but used about 1/4 cup sun dried tomatoes packed in oil (I used the oil too), added about a tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil, and added water until it was a good consistency. It's really good! Great recipe (I'll try the salad dressing next time)...and typical TOH...saves my behind every time I need to make something easy and quick from whatever I have on hand! :)

  • cjohnikin
    Dec 14, 2011

    Very easy, simple, and flavorful. Next time I think I will add a little oil (maybe cumin and/or cayenne) to the processing as the beans were extremely thick in my processor. I added more dressing and overpowered the hummus. I immediately opened another can of beans to balance to taste. Whew! Almost messed that one up... :) Great recipe.

  • tigerlily55
    Nov 24, 2011

    My family loved this spicy hummus! Maybe could have used a little more garlic but it's definitely a keeper!

  • lbsfromNC
    Nov 18, 2011

    So easy! I had never made hummus before I tried this recipe. Will be making it for Thanksgiving.

  • mreilly615
    Sep 10, 2011

    I didn't rate this recipe because I hadn't tried hummus before. Either I don't like it or I just didn't like this recipe.

  • joniotto
    Aug 23, 2011

    This is a simple and tasty hummus recipe. It couldn't be any faster to put together! Perfect for a quick snack or appetizer or dip to pass at a picnic!

  • catgrl_22
    Aug 16, 2011

    Very tasty and easy!