hummus recipe

Recipe of the Month: Festive Hummus

While the red and green speckles give this homemade sun-dried tomato and basil hummus a jolly look, it’s the taste that makes it unforgettable. This dip makes the perfect party take-along. Serve it up with whole grain pita bread or fresh cut veggie sticks.

Yield: 12 servings

Here’s what you need:

  • 1 (15 oz) can garbanzo beans
  • 1 tablespoon tahini
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 2 garlic cloves, mashed
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 4 sun-dried tomatoes
  • ¼ cup basil leaves

Throw all the ingredients into a food processor and combine until smooth.

Nutritional Analysis: One serving equals: 55 calories, 2g fat, 6g carbohydrate, 2g fiber, and 2g protein.