Pesto Hummus Recipe

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Calling all veggie lovers! Jazz up your vegetable consumption with this wonderfully citrusy and savory dip alternative! It will have you tossing out that boring old bottle of ranch or blue-cheese dressing and never looking back, plus you have the added bonus of additional protein and fiber in your diet!

Pesto Hummus Recipe
 
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Recipe type: Appetizer
Ingredients
  • (1) 19 oz can garbanzo beans, drained (reserve ¼ cup of liquid)
  • 2 tbsp roasted sesame seeds (roast over medium high heat for 3-5 minutes until lightly browned and fragrant)
  • 4 tbsp bottled lemon juice (or juice from one medium lemon)
  • 6 tbsp basil pesto (store-bought or homemade pesto)
  • Dash of salt
Instructions
  1. Combine all ingredients in a food processor, pulse until smooth. Add reserved liquid from garbanzo beans if required to aid the processor in pulsing ingredients into a dip like consistency.
  2. Chill.
  3. Serve & enjoy!
Notes
* Serve alongside a variety of your favorite veggies! * Great on crackers, bagel chips, pita chips or as a sandwich spread!

 

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