Low Fat Greek Hummus

"I love hummus and this recipe lets me enjoy it more often without the higher calorie count of some recipes. Serve with warm pita bread and sliced veggies for a nutritious snack."
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  • In a food processor combine beans, tahini (if desired), yogurt, garlic, and lemon juice. Blend well. Add salt, cumin and cayenne and blend to a smooth and creamy dip.
  • If you hummus is too thick, add a little bit of the liquid from the chickpeas - about a teaspoon at time. Other ways to thin out hummus is by using warm water or olive oil also.

Questions & Replies

  1. I cannot find the Nutritional facts for this. I am strictly watching my calories, saturated fats, carbs, and total fats intake. Does anyone know the Nutritional details or know where I can find them?


  1. I put some in a Greek pita sandwich. Since joining food.com, I've become exceedingly enthusiastic about Mediterranean lunch folkways, but then my family claims I have a talent for over-reacting.
  2. When I first discovered hummus, I went overboard and ate a lot thinking it was healthy (it is) and low fat (it is not). I crossed my fingers and hoped there was a lower fat option and found this recipe and it is AMAZING! You would never know it's a lower fat option, never!! Definitely some of the best I've ever had and it's stuff I had at home already. I used plain greek yogurt and the peanut butter option. I don't think I'll ever buy any again, this is heavenly.
  3. Went the all yogurt route & added chopped black olives, it is so good that I want to jump in the bowl!!! Fabulous!!!
  4. This was the best hummus recipe I've ever made. It's very creamy and has a milder taste than other hummus recipes that I've tried. I made half the amount 'cause I was finishing up some chickpeas and I only had enough for 1/2 the recipe. I will definitely make the full amount next time. This was excellent!
  5. YUM - who would have thought a delish and LOW FAT hummus!!?? I made as listed and did not need to add any liquid eventhough I used a Canadian sized 19 fluid oz can. After having made this I really cannot see a point in going back to my old recipe that uses 1/2 cup of tahini.


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