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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 quic...

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

    % Daily Value

  • Calories

    140 cal

  • Sodium

    240 mg

  • Total Carbohydrate

    7 g

  • Dietary Fiber

    2 g

  • Protein

    3 g

Basil Tomato Hummus

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

PC Blue Menu Chickpeas

  • Amount Per Serving

    % Daily Value

  • Calories

    140 cal

  • Sodium

    240 mg

  • Total Carbohydrate

    7 g

  • Dietary Fiber

    2 g

  • Protein

    3 g

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
  • 2

    Green 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 1

    Combine 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 2

    Transfer hummus to serving bowl. Serve immediately or refrigerate for up to 3 days.

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