Strawberry Hummus

Menu Part: 
Side Dish
Cuisine Type: 
Mediterranean
Serves: 
4

Fresh strawberries add a sweet, juicy note and pretty red color to hummus, making it a hit with kids, says Executive Chef Bryan Ehrenholm of Manteca Unified School District in California. Grown-up diners will also appreciate this new twist on a favorite snack—the strawberries add a healthy dose of vitamin C and just a handful of calories.

Ingredients

2 cups hulled and quartered strawberries
1 can (14.5 oz.) garbanzo beans, rinsed and drained
1 tsp. fresh squeezed lemon juice
1/4 tsp. fresh ground black pepper
1/2 tsp. kosher salt
Pita bread wedges, toasted

Steps

  1. Combine all ingredients except pita bread in the work bowl of a food processor. Blend until very smooth.
  2. Serve with pita bread toasts.
Source: California Strawberry Commission

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