Lately, I've been introducing new healthy dips and snacks to my family. Hummus is my personal no-brainer-go-to snack. I love to eat it loaded with enough garlic to ward off the whole cast of Twilight. Since my kids aren't old enough to appreciate the spicy stink of garlic, I went looking for a hummus recipe just for them. And I found a spinach hummus WITHOUT tahini that's oil-free (great for cholesterol watchers), comes with more fiber and iron, and takes just 5 minutes to whip up.
Spinach hummus can be eaten with baked tortillas chips, carrot sticks (my favorite), celery (another favorite), or used as a spread in a toasted sandwich (my new favorite). My kids prefer a toasted flour tortilla filled with warm hummus. I don't blame them. The simple combination is highly addictive and induces urges of going back for seconds.
Try this hummus without tahini recipe out and let me know what you think.
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Spinach Hummus Without Tahini
By January 6, 2012Published:
- Yield: 2 cups
- Prep: 10 mins
Lately, I've been introducing new healthy dips and snacks to my family. Hummus is my personal no-brainer-go-to snack. I love …
- 2 cups garbanzo beans rinsed and drained
- 1 garlic clove
- 3 tablespoons lemon juice freshly juiced if possible
- 1 1/2 cups spinach fresh
- 1/8 teaspoon salt
- Put all the ingredients in a food processor and blend into a thick paste.
- If the dip seems too thick, add 1 tablespoon of water at a time until thinned to your liking.