Looking for a healthful snack or side dish for a weekend potluck? This recipe from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is surprisingly simple. Just blend, refrigerate and impress your guests with its creamy, zesty taste.
Sun-Dried Tomato Hummus
This delicious dip is perfect with raw veggies or toasted pita bread wedges.
Yields 8 servings
2 (15-ounce) cans chickpeas (garbanzo beans), rinsed and drained
1/3 cup nonfat yogurt
1/4 cup tahini (sesame seed paste)
3 garlic cloves
1/2 cup chopped sun-dried tomatoes
1 teaspoon dried oregano
2 teaspoons lemon juice
Blend chickpeas, yogurt, tahini and garlic in food processor until smooth. Stir in sun-dried tomatoes and herbs; season to taste with lemon juice. Refrigerate 2 hours. Spoon hummus into serving bowl and serve with raw veggies or toasted pita bread wedges.