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    Hummus with Pita Triangles and Crudites

    Source of Recipe

    Suzanne Somers

    Recipe Introduction

    CARBOS AND VEGGIES; LEVEL ONE SERVES 4 This is a delicious dip with whole wheat pita triangles and fresh vegetables. Itís also a great nonfat sandwich spread instead of mayonnaise. Garbanzo beans can be purchased dried or canned, which are cooked and ready to use.

    List of Ingredients

    4 cups cooked or canned garbanzo beans (chickpeas)
    3 garlic cloves
    4 tablespoons lemon juice
    Dash of cayenne pepper
    1 sprig parsley
    1 package whole wheat pita (4 pockets), cut into triangles
    Assorted cut-up raw vegetables (broccoli, zucchini strips, radishes, red and green bell pepper slices)


    In a food processor or blender, puree the garbanzos with the garlic, lemon juice, and cayenne until smooth. Adjust seasoning to taste. Garnish with a sprig of parsley and a sprinkle of cayenne. Spread on pita triangles and serve with crudites.




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