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Lime Cilantro Hummus

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.

Makes

3 cups

Enjoy this fun dip with crackers or veggies or on your favorite sandwich or burger. To make it smoother, add a bit more olive oil. If you prefer a more rustic texture, decrease the oil a little. —Kimberly Grusendorf, Medina, Ohio
Lime Cilantro Hummus Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 2 cans (15 ounces) garbanzo beans or chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup coarsely chopped cilantro leaves
  • 1/2 cup lime juice
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 garlic cloves, halved
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons grated lime zest
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • Assorted fresh vegetables or crackers

Directions

  1. In a food processor, combine garbanzo beans, cilantro, lime juice, water, oil, garlic, lime zest, garlic salt and cayenne; cover and process until blended. Serve with vegetables or crackers.

Nutrition Facts

1/4 cup: 100 calories, 5g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 244mg sodium, 12g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 3g fiber), 3g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fat.

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