Appetizers, Snack

Homemade Hummus – 1 Freestyle Point

My husband and I went out to eat last weekend without the kids. I had the BEST hummus I’ve ever eaten. I’m usually all about my Sabra hummus, but this was on another level. I haven’t been able to stop thinking about it. 

I decided to give it a shot and make my own. Of course I wanted it to be delicious, but I also wanted it low in points. My hubby was my helper. He helped me taste it and figure out what else it may need. We both loved the finished product!

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The most time consuming part of this recipe is removing the skins from the chickpeas. But trust me, it’s worth it. It really helps give the hummus that creamy consistency. I drained the chickpeas in a colander and ran them under hot water for a minute. That helped the skins peel off quite easily.

This is the exact food processor I used for the hummus. It’s mini, but it works great! (This is an affiliate link. I may earn a small commission if purchased.)

 
Cuisinart DLC-2ABC Mini Prep Plus Food Processor Brushed Chrome and Nickel

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Homemade Hummus

  • Servings: 4
  • Difficulty: average
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Yield: 4 Servings (approximately 4 tablespoons per serving – 1 Freestyle point per serving)

Ingredients:

  • 1 (16 oz.) can of garbanzo beans (chickpeas)
  • 4 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup fat free chicken broth
  • 1 teaspoon toasted sesame seeds
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika

Directions:

  1. Drain chickpeas in a colander. Run under hot water for a minute, then remove the skins.
  2. Put the chickpeas into a food processor. Add the rest of the ingredients as well.
  3. Run the food processor until the hummus is smooth. I let mine run for a few minutes once it was all broken down.

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