Recipe: Black Bean Hummus

From: Whole Foods Cookbook
Photo: Black Bean Hummus

Hummus is a delicious middle eastern food – it contains garbanzo beans as it’s protein source. This recipe is a “twist” on the typical hummus – since it contains  black beans and hot sauce – and is always well-received when I serve it. Enjoy!

 

Ingredients:

   1 cup garbanzo beans, cooked and drained

  1/8 cup tahini (sesame seed butter – available in health food sections next to the nut butters)

  2 tsp. finely minced garlic

  1 Tbsp. lemon juice

  ½ cup water

  1 tsp ground cumin

  2 tsp. salt

  1 Tbsp. finely minced fresh parsley

  ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil

  ½ tsp. hot sauce

  1 cup cooked and drained black beans (low sodium are healthiest)

 

 Preparation:

Mix all ingredients (except black beans) in food processor. Pulse until well blended but still slightly coarse. Add black beans, pulse but leave it still slightly coarse.

 

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