Toasted Walnut Hummus

Total Time
13 Mins
Serves
8
Meal
Course

DESCRIPTION

This citrusy, nutty hummus makes a great dip and spread. Try spreading it on panini made with grilled vegetables for a healthful, vegetarian sandwich.

Total Time

Prep Time
5 Mins
Cook Time
8 Mins
Total Time
13 Mins

Nutrition

Calories
170 cal
Total Fat
11 g
Cholesterol
0 mg
Polyunsaturated Fat
7 g
Trans Fat
0 g
Sodium
400 mg
Monounsaturated Fat
2 g
Dietary Fiber
4 g
Protein
5 g
Carbohydrates
13 g

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup California walnuts
  • 3 tablespoons walnut oil
  • 1 garlic clove, quartered
  • 1 14-ounce can chickpeas or garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 teaspoon orange zest
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

Preparation

  1. Toast walnuts in 350°F oven for 8 minutes or until golden brown. Cool to room temperature.
  2. Combine toasted walnuts with oil and garlic and puree in food processor or blender until smooth.
  3. Add chickpeas, orange zest, orange juice, salt and pepper and continue to blend to an even, smooth consistency. Adjust seasoning if necessary.
  4. Serve hummus in small serving bowl alongside toasted pita bread or with a variety of colorful raw vegetables.