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Pesto Hummus

When two good things comes together to make one hell of a snack! This Pesto Hummus is easy, flavorful and oh so versatile!!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Snacks
Servings: 1 bowl
Calories: 235kcal
Author: The Greedy Belly

Ingredients

  • 1 can 15oz chickpea or 1/2 cup dried chickpea soaked and boiled
  • 2 small cloves of garlic
  • 1/4 cup tahini paste
  • 1 cup basil leaves
  • Handful pine nuts
  • 2 lemon juiced
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 2-4 tbsp water as needed to adjust consistency
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Drain and rinse the chickpeas.
  • In a food processor or blender combine together- chickpea, garlic, basil leaves, pine nuts, tahini paste, olive oil, lemon juice, salt and pepper to form yield a thick consistency hummus. 
  • Drizzle 2-4 tbsp of water, while the food processor is running to adjust consistency until its smooth and creamy. 
  • Adjust for salt.
  • Serve with pita bread, crackers or carrot or bell pepper sticks. 

Notes

Serving suggestion: You can use pesto hummus in so many ways.
  • Serve it with some toasted pita bread or pita chips.
  • Serve it with raw vegetables like carrots, cucumbers, bell peppers and celery.
  • Use it as a spread in your sandwiches or paninis.
  • Use it as a topping on your salad or mediterranean bowls. 

Nutrition

Serving: 2tablespoon | Sodium: 20mg | Sugar: 4.6g | Fiber: 6.9g | Calories: 235kcal | Saturated Fat: 1.7g | Fat: 13.1g | Protein: 8.6g | Carbohydrates: 23.7g