Cashew Hummus

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PREP TIME

5 min

Makes

2 cups

Cashew Hummus

Replacing traditional sesame tahini with roasted cashews adds great flavour to this hummus.


Ingredients

  • 1 540-mL can chickpeas , drained and rinsed well
  • 1/2 cup roasted, unsalted cashews
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp finely chopped garlic
  • 1/4 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 3-4 tsp water

Instructions

  • Combine chickpeas with cashews, olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, cumin and salt in the bowl of a food processor. Purée until well combined.
  • Scrape down the sides of the bowl and continue blending, adding water gradually until hummus is the texture you like.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 321,
  • Protein
  • 8 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 23 g,
  • Fat
  • 23 g,
  • Fibre
  • 5 g,
  • Sodium
  • 310 mg.

Originally published in the Today’s Parent August 2014 issue.