Peanut Butter Hummus

 

Peanut Butter Hummus
Ingredients/Supplies:
  • 1 can (15 oz) garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed
  • 4 tbsp creamy peanut butter, no salt added*
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • fresh lemon juice (squeezed from 1 fresh lemon)
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
*If a child has a peanut allergy, substitute tahini (sesame paste) for the peanut butter.
 
non-breakable mixing bowl, liquid measuring cup, measuring spoons, sharp knife, hand masher
clean work surface and hands
 
Directions:
Place the garbanzo beans in the bottom of a large non-breakable mixing bowl. Cut a lemon in half and squeeze the lemon juice into a bowl. Begin mashing the beans using the potato masher. If making the recipe with children, allow each child to take a turn mashing the beans. Gradually add the remaining ingredients and continue to mash until the mixture is blended and smooth. Serve with a colorful assortment of raw vegetables and whole grain crackers.

Servings: 10 (approx. 1/4 cup each)
Nutritional information per ¼ cup serving: 118 calories, 4 grams protein, 12 grams carbohydrate, 6 grams fat, 2 grams fiber, 137 milligrams sodium

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