Peanut Butter Hummus

For a protein kick, try a simple and delicious after-school snack of hummus and colourful veggies. Prepare the hummus and cut the vegetables the night before for a quick and healthy afternoon snack that won't spoil dinner appetites.

Peanut Butter Hummus

Prep time: 5 minutes

Makes 2 cups (500 mL)

Ingredients:

  • 1 can chickpeas, drained and rinsed (19 oz/540 mL)
  • ¼ cup (60 mL) hot water
  • ¼ cup (60 mL) peanut butter
  • ¼ cup (60 mL) lemon juice
  • ½ tsp (2 mL) ground cumin
  • ½ tsp (2 mL) salt
  • Pinch cayenne pepper (optional)

Serve with:

Veggies such as carrots, celery, cucumber and red peppers, or crackers

Directions:

Place all ingredients in a food processor or blender. Whirl until smooth. Serve with veggies and crackers.

Tip: If a thinner hummus is preferred, add additional water or lemon juice to taste.

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Article Source: www.newscanada.com

Article Posted: August 15, 2013

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