Spiced Hummus

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PREP TIME

15 min

TOTAL TIME

15 min

Makes

8 servings

Spiced Hummus

If your little one is resistant to veggies, have them dunk into this simple hummus.


Ingredients

  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1 small onion , chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves , chopped
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp ground coriander
  • 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp tomtao paste
  • 1 540-mL can chickpeas , drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 cup plain yogurt
  • 1 1/2 tsp lemon juice
  • colourful vegetables , (carrots, peppers, cucumbers and asparagus), cut into thin strips

Instructions

  • Heat a medium frying pan over medium. Add oil, then onion. Cook until onion is soft, about 3 min. Add garlic, spices and salt. Continue stirring until fragrant, 2 min more. Stir in tomato paste and chickpeas. Cook for 2 min more.
  • Purée chickpea mixture with yogurt and lemon juice in a food processor until smooth.
  • Fill eight 250-mL canning jars with 1/4 cup dip each and stand vegetable strips inside, closing with lids until ready to serve.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 76,
  • Protein
  • 4 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 12 g,
  • Fat
  • 2 g,
  • Fibre
  • 3 g,
  • Sodium
  • 134 mg.

Originally published in the Today’s Parent June 2016 issue. Photo by Roberto Caruso.