Black Bean Hummus

by Vickilynn Haycraft

Yield: 2 cups Preparation Time: 5 minutes

  • 2 cups cooked black beans
  • 3 cloves minced garlic, more to taste
  • 2 Tablespoons lemon juice, or apple cider vinegar
  • 3 Tablespoons tahini (sesame butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika

Place everything in a food processor and process until smooth, scraping sides as necessary. Add more seasonings to taste.

Per 1/2 cup serving:: 92 Calories; 4g Fat (34.7% calories from fat); 5g Protein; 11g Carbohydrate; 4g Dietary Fiber; 0mg Cholesterol; 340mg Sodium. Exchanges: 1/2 Grain (Starch); 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 Vegetable; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Fat.

About Vickilynn Haycraft

A student of health and nutrition for 30 years, Vickilynn Haycraft has over 25 years of actual hands-on experience reviewing and personally using different tools of the homemaking vocation, focusing on the areas of health and nutrition. Vickilynn is a magazine columnist, product reviewer, cookbook author and now radio talk show host, as well as being full-time wife and mom to 5 children. Read Vickilynn's Product Reviews and Family Preparedness Articles at Examiner.com. She blogs at the Real Food Living Blog.