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Basil Tomato Hummus

Basil and Tomato hummus served with cucumber sticks and small pita bread bites

PC Blue Menu Chickpeas

Basil Tomato Hummus

Spread a generous amount of hummus on bread and layer with sliced avocado and pea sprouts for a qui...

Spread a generous amount of hummus on bread and layer with sliced avocado and pea sprouts for a quick and tasty sandwich. Keeping some texture in this hummus adds a level of complexity to a traditionally smooth dip or spread.

  • Level: Intermediate
  • Preparation: 10 mins
  • Ready in: 15 mins
  • Serves: 8
  • Dish Type: American, Canadian, Mediterranean, Vegan
  • Season: Spring
  • Course: Snack
  • Main Ingredient: Chickpeas
  • Amount Per Serving

  • Serving Size

  • Sodium

    240 mg

  • Sugars

  • Protein

    3 g

  • Calories

    140 cal

  • Total Fat

  • Dietary Fibre

Basil Tomato Hummus

Basil and Tomato hummus served with cucumber sticks and small pita bread bites

PC Blue Menu Chickpeas

  • Amount Per Serving

  • Serving Size

  • Sodium

    240 mg

  • Sugars

  • Protein

    3 g

  • Calories

    140 cal

  • Total Fat

  • Dietary Fibre

How to make

Ingredients

  • 1 cup (250 mL)Drained and rinsed PC®Blue Menu®Chickpeas drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup (250 mL)Packed PC®Fresh Basil packed
  • 1/3 cup (75 mL)PC®Splendido Sun-Dried Tomatoes in Seasoned Oil, drained
  • 1/3 cup (75 mL) Raw pumpkin seeds
  • 1/3 cup (75 mL)Fresh parsley leaves
  • 2Green onions, chopped
  • 3/4 tsp (4 mL)Salt
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL)Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) Grated lemon rind
  • 4 tsp (20 mL)Fresh lemon juice
  • 5 tbsp (75 mL)Extra virgin olive oil

How to make

  • Step 1Combine chickpeas, basil, tomatoes, pumpkin seeds, parsley, onions, salt and pepper in food processor; purée until almost smooth. Add lemon rind, lemon juice and 2 tbsp (25 mL) water; purée until combined. Continue to purée while drizzling in oil until incorporated.
  • Step 2Transfer hummus to serving bowl. Serve immediately or refrigerate for up to 3 days.

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