Cilantro Jalapeno Hummus

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Cilantro Jalapeno Hummus
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  • 1 15-oz can garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro
  • 1 clove garlic, peeled and chopped
  • 1 tablespoon jalapeno, seeds removed and finely chopped
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon water


  1. Wash hands with soap and warm water. Wash all fresh fruits and vegetables before preparing.
  2. Open the can of garbanzo beans. Drain and rinse.
  3. Chop 2 tablespoons cilantro leaves. Peel and chop the garlic. Finely chop 1 tablespoon of the jalapeno pepper (about half the pepper).
  4. In a blender, combine the beans, cilantro, garlic, and jalapeno. Add the lemon juice, lime juice, and water.
  5. Blend until smooth.
  6. Serve immediately with fresh vegetables or whole grain pita chips or crackers. Cover and refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.

Nutrition Facts (Per Serving)

Calories, 80; Carbohydrate,9g; Protein, 2 g; Total Fat, 4 g; Saturated Fat, 1 g; Trans Fat, 0 g; Cholesterol, 0 mg; Fiber, 2 g; Total Sugars, 2 g; Sodium, 78 mg; Calcium, 18 mg; Folate, 16 mcg; Iron, 1 mg; Calories from Fat, 44%.

4 cups each