Lime Cilantro Hummus Recipe
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Lime Cilantro Hummus Recipe

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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
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 12 servings

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 peel
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • Assorted fresh vegetables or crackers

Nutritional Facts

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

Directions

  1. In a food processor, combine garbanzo beans, cilantro, lime juice, water, oil, garlic, lime peel, garlic salt and cayenne; cover and process until blended. Serve with vegetables or crackers. Yield: 3 cups.
Originally published as Lime Cilantro Hummus in Healthy Cooking October/November 2010, p48

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Cookiesnob
Reviewed Apr. 20, 2016

"I must have done something wrong. The garlic was way too strong. I won't make it again."

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mamaknowsbest
Reviewed Jun. 24, 2014

"I think I ate half of this hummus before it was out of the food processor! I usually purchase hummus dip at the store. Not after trying this recipe! It was quick, easy and I had almost everything on hand. I did take the suggestion of decreasing lime and replacing with oil. It was perfect. The garlic and spice ratio was just right for me. Highly recomend this great recipe."

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kimberid
Reviewed Apr. 21, 2013

"very easy and such a great green fresh taste. this is my go to Hummus recipe now. I serve it with whatever fresh veggies i have n hand"

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nhfletch
Reviewed Mar. 21, 2013

"Easy & Delicious! I halved the recipe - glad I don't have to share! Will definitely make again!"

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germanycook
Reviewed Oct. 30, 2012

"Added a bit less garlic/lime juice and a bit more olive oil as per previous reviewers. So delicious! Fun to make your own cuz bought can be quite expensive."

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bountiful03
Reviewed Oct. 1, 2012

"Very tasty. Cut the recipe in half for hubby and myself. Substituted chili powder for cayenne. Great sandwich filling!"

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bountiful03
Reviewed Oct. 1, 2012

"Cut the recipe in half and made for Hubby and myself. Very tasty and substituted chili powder for cayenne.

Makes a great sandwich filling!"

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ladybirdcooking
Reviewed Sep. 21, 2012

"Awesome recipe. Was an instant hit with my family"

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amylgates
Reviewed Jul. 4, 2012

"I've made this recipe twice, as written, and it has gotten rave reviews from guests."

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joedebfry
Reviewed Jun. 14, 2011

"Following the advice of others who have rated this recipe, I used 1/3 cup lime juice and 3 cloves garlic. It was excellent!"

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