Friday, June 29, 2012

Recipe of the Day

Red Bean Hummus with Pita Wedges              

Ingredients:

3 cloves of garlic
1 (16-ounce) can red beans, drained
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
2 teaspoons sesame oil
1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
3 (6-inch) pita bread rounds


Directions:

1) Position knife in food processor bowl. Drop garlic through food chute with processor running; process 3 seconds, until garlic is minced. Add beans and next 3 ingredients; process until smooth.

2) Separate each pita bread round into 2 rounds; cut each into 8 wedges. Serve hummus with pita wedges. Serve hummus with pita wedges.

Yields: 24 appetizer servings  (serving size: 1 tablespoon dip and 2 pita wedges).

Nutritional info per serving:

Calories: 47      (11% from fat)
Sodium:  49 mg


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