Ellen's recipe of the week: Black Bean Hummus

Adapted from: Whole Foods Cookbook

 Contributed by Ellen Pavitt, Pavitt Health & Fitness



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)



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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