Hummus is a healthy snack that is diabetic friendly. The main ingredient, chickpeas/garbanzo beans, are high in fiber and a good source of protein.
2 cans Chickpeas/Garbanzo Beans (reserves juice)
1 Tbs Tahini (optional)
3 Cloves Garlic, minced
Juice of 2 lemons (or more depending on how tangy you like it)
1Tbs Olive Oil
1Tbs Cayenne Pepper
Salt/garlic salt to taste
Put all ingredients into a food processor or blender, blend until smooth.
There are so many varieties of hummus, you can experiment and add different things to suit your taste. Some examples are roasted red pepper, sun-dried tomatoes, olives...anything you like.
Serve with veggies, crackers, pita chips or as a sandwich spread.
|Great for snacking|