Thursday, January 13, 2011

Artichoke Hummus

My sister-in-law Olga brought this Hummus over to our house on Christmas eve and it was really good I especially loved the addition of artichokes (I'm a sucker for artichokes). She recently got a recipe book called 'Hungry Girl: 200 under 200' and this was a recipe from it.  It is 200 recipes under 200 calories. I promptly made this myself the next week to bring to work and have with veggies as a snack since I had all the ingredients already in my pantry.Thanks Olga for hooking me up with a new recipe for a healthy snack!

Artichoke Hummus
From: Olga & Hungry Girl

1 15 oz can chick peas (garbanzo beans), drained
1 cup canned artichoke hearts, drained
1/4 cup fat-free vegetable broth or chicken broth
1/4 cup plain fat-free greek yogurt
1 Tbs lemon juice
1 1/2 tsp crushed garlic
1/2 tsp dried parsley flakes
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp black pepper
1/4 tsp ground cumin
1/4 tsp smoked paprika (or regular paprika)

1. Using a potato masher or a for, thoroughly mash chickpeas.  Transfer to food processor and all other ingredients.

2. Puree until smooth, stopping and stirring if blending slows.

3. For best flavor, refrigerate hummus for several hours.  Before serving, garnish with a sprinkle of paprika and parsley if desired. Serve with vegetables or crackers.


Anonymous said...

YAY!!! I'm so glad you liked it. Do you remember how hard I laughed when I read that "Hungry Girl' title? Now I love Ben for giving me that book :) He loves it for me too.

Ashley's Cooking Adventures said...

So funny, I am posting a hummus recipe today too! Love me some hummus!

Darren said...

Just made it and it is really good.
Thanks for posting it!!!

Elizabeth said...

Glad you liked it Darren!


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