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Weight Watchers Hummus Recipe


WW: Hummus       

Try serving it with an assortment of raw vegetables, for added crunch and color.

2 teaspoons olive oil
2 onions, chopped
3 garlic cloves, minced
19-ounce can chick­ peas, rinsed and drained
3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
2 tablespoons tahini (sesame paste)
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

In a medium nonstick skillet, heat the oil. Add the onions and garlic; cook, stirring as needed, until the onions are softened, about 5 minutes.

In a blender or food processor, puree the chickpeas, lemon juice, tahini, salt and pepper with the onion mix­ture. Refrigerate, covered, until chilled, at least 1 hour.

PER SERVING: 89 Calories, 4 g Total Fat, 0 g Saturated Fat, 0 mg Cholesterol, 147 mg Sodium, 10 g Total Carbohydrate, 3 g Dietary Fiber, 3 g Protein, 37 mg Calcium.


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