Wednesday, June 8, 2016

[Healthy_Recipes_For_Diabetic_Friends] Toasted Walnut Hummus - 13g Carbs, 4g Fiber


Toasted Walnut Hummus - 13g Carbs, 4g Fiber

From: - By Alisa Demarco
This citrusy, nutty hummus makes a great dip and spread.
Serves: 8
Meal: Lunch
Course: Appetizers

1/2 cup California walnuts
3 Tbsp walnut oil
1 garlic clove, quartered
1 14 oz can chickpeas or garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed
1/2 tsp orange zest
1/4 cup orange juice
1 tsp salt
1/4 tsp black pepper

Toast walnuts in 350 degree F oven for 8 minutes or until golden brown. Cool to room temperature.

Combine toasted walnuts with oil and garlic and puree in food processor or blender until smooth.

Add chickpeas, orange zest, orange juice, salt and pepper and continue to blend to an even, smooth consistency. Adjust seasoning if necessary.

Serve hummus in small serving bowl alongside toasted pita bread or with a variety of colorful raw vegetables.

Serves: 8
Nutrition per Serving: 170 Calories, 11g Fat, 1g Saturated Fat, 2g Monounsaturated Fat, 7g Polyunsaturated Fat, 0g Trans Fat, 0mg Cholesterol, 400mg Sodium, 13g Carbs, 4g Dietary Fiber, 5g Protein


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