Vegan, gluten-free hummus recipe

By Austin Lobitz, Registered Dietitian
Prep time: 10 min
Servings: 9

Ingredients

  • 2-3 cloves of garlic
  • ½ cup walnuts
  • ½ cup roasted red peppers
  • 1 can chickpeas, rinsed, dried and shell peeled
  • ⅓ cup tahini
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons water, as needed
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • ¼ to ½ teaspoon cayenne
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • Salt to taste

Instructions

  1. Rinse and peel chickpeas.
  2. Place garlic in the food processor with the motor running to chop.
  3. Add remaining ingredients and process until very smooth. Season with salt.
  4. Serve with cut vegetables (gluten-free option), or pita bread or pita chips.

Nutrition Facts

Per ¼ cup of hummus:

  • Calories 120
  • Total Fat 11g
    • Saturated Fat 2g
  • Cholesterol 0
  • Sodium 120mg
  • Potassium 80mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 4g
  • Dietary Fiber 1g
  • Sugars 1g
  • Protein 2g
Credit: Fruits and Veggies

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