White Bean & Herb Hummus with Crudites

Tired of bland supermarket hummus? It only takes five minutes to whip up a batch of this flavorful, fiber-rich version in your own kitchen.

All you need is four ingredients: lemon, hearty-healthy olive oil, chives, and—last but not least—white beans, which contain nearly 4 grams of resistant starch per serving.  Pair with assorted raw vegetables, like broccoli, to get even more fiber and fat-burning resistant starch from this wholesome snack.

White-Bean-&-Herb-Hummus-with-Crudites

  • Prep Time:
  • Yield: 1 serving

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup canned white beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 tablespoon chopped chives
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • Assorted raw vegetables, such as chopped broccoli florets, sliced green and red peppers, and baby carrots

Preparation

1. Combine beans, chives, lemon juice, and oil in a small bowl. Mash with a fork until smooth.

2. Serve with 1/2 cup raw vegetables, such as cucumbers, carrots, sugar snap peas, bell peppers, broccoli, and grape tomatoes.

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving:150
Fat per serving:10g
Saturated fat per serving:1.5g
Monounsaturated fat per serving:7g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving:1g
Protein per serving:4g
Carbohydrate per serving:14g
Fiber per serving:3g
Cholesterol per serving:0mg
Sodium per serving:35mg
Rs per serving:2g

Good to Know

The MUFAs, fiber, and resistant starch in this snack will tide you over until your next meal.

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