Black Bean Hummus

Are you heading to a Super Bowl party this Sunday and looking for a healthy appetizer to bring to share? Try this homemade black bean hummus! Serve with fresh raw veggies and some whole grain tortilla chips or pita bread. Unique and delicious! 

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Ingredients:
1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro, divided
2 Tbsp tahini (sesame seed paste)
2 Tbsp water
2 Tbsp fresh lime juice
1 Tbsp olive oil
3/4 tsp ground cumin
1 (15 oz) can reduced sodium black beans, drained and rinsed
1 garlic clove, peeled
1/2 fresh jalapeño pepper, seeds and ribs removed

Directions:
1. Place 1/4 cup cilantro and all ingredients in a food processor. Process until smooth.
2. Spoon into a bowl and refrigerate until use. Top with remaining 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro.
3. Serve with fresh vegetables like carrots, celery, bell peppers, cucumbers, radish, tomatoes, snap peas, squash, etc!

Cooking Light, March 2011

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