Yummus Hummus
This version is simple and lower fat than store-bought brands, just 70 calories and 2 grams of fat per 1/4-cup serving (and 4 grams of protein!). Use this recipe as a base and add dill, roasted red peppers, black olives, or chili powder for an extra zing.
  1. If using canned garbanzo beans, drain them, reserving liquid, and rinse beans.
  2. Place beans, tahini, lemon juice, green onions, garlic, cumin, and black pepper in food processor or blender and process until smooth.
  3. Add reserved bean liquid, or if using cooked beans, water or vegetable broth, as needed for a smoother consistency.