Oil-free Sweet Basil Hummus

It tastes like my pesto, it (kinda) looks like my pesto… but wait, it’s low in fat?!

Eating Style: Dairy-free, Egg-free, Gluten-free, Grain-free, Nut-free, Refined Sugar-free, Soy-free, Vegetarian

Prep Time:

Serves: 2

Ingredients

  • 1 cup cooked white navy beans – see note
  • 3 tablespoon water
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves
  • 2 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1/2 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon unpasteurized honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • cumin (optional)

Instructions

  1. Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.
  2. Transfer to a serving dish and sprinkle with cumin if desired.

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Notes

Use whatever kind of beans you have on hand. Chickpeas, black beans, or even kidney beans would work well!

Nutrition Information Per Serving

  • Calories: 89
  • Calories from Fat: 3
  • Total Fat: 0.4
  • Sodium: 294 mg
  • Carbs: 17 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.9 g
  • Net Carbs: 12.1 g
  • Sugars: 4.9 g
  • Protein: 4.7 g