kitchen_knifeA Gluten-free, Dairy-free Whole Food Recipe

HUMMUS IS SURPRISINGLY EASY to prepare. It contains protein, healthy fat and vegetables, making it a powerful combination for a high-quality snack. Enjoy with whole grain crackers or raw vegetables.

2 (15 oz) cans garbanzo beans, drained
8 oz jar of roasted red peppers
6 TBS lemon juice
3 TBS tahini
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 tsp ground cumin
1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
1/2 scant tsp sea salt
2 TBS fresh parsley, chopped (optional)

1. In an electric blender or food processor, puree all ingredients except parsley.
2. Blend until mixture is fairly smooth and slightly fluffy. Scrape mixture from sides of food processor or blender between pulses.
3. Transfer to a serving bowl; refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
4. Before serving, return the hummus to room temperature and sprinkle with chopped parsley. It can be prepared up to 3 days ahead and refrigerated. Makes 8-10 servings.

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