White Bean and Artichoke Hummus

Another twist on traditional hummus. The addition of white beans and artichoke hearts is outstanding.

1. Combine the beans, artichokes, tahini, olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, cumin, salt and pep¬per in the bowl of a food processor. Purée until smooth.

2. Add the chopped cilantro and stir to combine.

•1 cup canned white kidney beans, drained and rinsed
•4 canned artichoke hearts, drained and chopped
•2 Tbsp tahini
•1 1/2 Tbsp olive oil
•2 Tbsp lemon juice
•1 1/2 tsp finely chopped garlic
•1/4 tsp ground cumin
•pinch of salt and freshly ground black pepper
•1/4 cup chopped cilantro

Nutritional Analysis per Serving

Calories 79
Protein 2 g
Fat 5 g
Saturated Fat 0.7 g
Carbohydrates 6 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 91 mg
Fiber 1.7 g

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: n/a

Make Ahead: Prepare up to a day in advance.

Serves 8

Nutrition Watch: Kidney beans are a good source of thiamin, which can help memory function.

per serving Calories 79 • Protein 2 g • Carbohydrates 6 g • Fiber 1.7 g • Total fat 5 g • Saturated fat 0.7 g • Cholesterol 0 mg • Sodium 91 mg • prep time 5 minutes • make ahead • nutrition watch