Are you looking for a light lunch option for work or for at home? This Roasted Red Pepper & Garlic Hummus is the perfect dip for all those vegetables in your refrigerator.
I know that you don't believe me when I say that I eat fairly healthy. I wouldn't believe me either if I saw things like Cake Batter Cheesecake Brownies and Mocha Chip Cinnamon Rolls coming out of my kitchen all the time 🙂
My husband and I actually do eat hummus for lunch probably 4 days out of the week. This is the perfect lunch for when you are looking to cut calories and eat healthy.
This hummus is so easy to make. Place all the ingredients into a food processor or blender and let it do all the work. We have a Ninja and I have to say, we absolutely love it. (we got it at Sam's Club if you are looking for one)
Now I am curious...how do you eat your hummus? That is, if you do eat hummus. Both my husband and I prefer it room temperature, so we make it fresh every day. If we have leftovers in our refrigerator the next day, they have to sit out for a while before either of us will even think about eating it.
Also, what are your favorite vegetables to eat with hummus??? We usually dip broccoli, carrots, cucumbers, and mushrooms. Is there another veggie that I should try?
Now if you are completely in a dip kind of a mood, you need to go check out my friend Aimee at Shugary Sweets. She has a delicious Guacamole for you today + a Cinco de Mayo recipe round up. I wish we lived closer, so she could make me dinner 🙂
- 1 - 15 ounce can garbanzo beans, drained
- 1 Tablespoon garlic
- ½ cup roasted red pepper
- 1 Tablespoon lemon juice
- ¼ cup olive oil
- 1 teaspoon peanut butter
- ½ teaspoon salt
- ½ teaspoon pepper
- Combine all the ingredients in a food processor or blender. Mix until smooth.
- Serve with your favorite vegetables or chips. Makes about 1 ½ cups.
Nutrition Information:Yield: 6 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 192Total Fat: 12gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 9gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 356mgCarbohydrates: 18gFiber: 5gSugar: 3gProtein: 5g
Some other easy lunch ideas: