Ellen's recipe of the week: Black Bean Hummus

Adapted from: Whole Foods Cookbook

 Contributed by Ellen Pavitt, Pavitt Health & Fitness

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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