Lite Hummus Dip

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Prep Time: 
15 minutes
Number of Servings: 
Makes 1 1/4 cups
Recipe Source: 
Ingredients: 
  • 1 can (15 oz) chick peas, rinsed and drained
  • 1 to 2 cloves finely minced garlic (or to taste)
  • 1 Tbsp sesame tahini
  • 6 to 8 Tbsp low-sodium vegetable broth or water
  • 1 to 2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • Hot pepper sauce (optional)
  • Paprika
Directions: 
  1. In a blender or food processor, place chick peas, garlic, tahini, broth or water, lemon juice, and oil. Blend on high speed until mixture is smooth.
  2. Add salt, pepper, and hot pepper sauce to taste, if desired. Pour mixture into serving bowl. Dust lightly with paprika.
  3. Serve with cut-up raw vegetables and pita bread or gluten-free crackers.