Yum! Hummus. It is one of those guilt free snack foods that taste amazing and somehow sneaks in healthy proteins, vitamins, and nutrients… This Jalapeño Cilantro Hummus Recipe takes about 5 minutes to make and it is so much better than store bought hummus… SO NO EXCUSES! Just throw it together in your blender and make it!
This Jalapeño Cilantro Hummus is packed with power ingredients that does your body good. The garbanzo beans are a high source of protein and fiber. One cup of garbanzo beans have 15 grams of protein and 12.5 grams of fiber! Cilantro is a great source for antioxidants. It is also known for its detoxification properties that are very helpful for cleansing out toxic minerals in your body. It is also known to lower cholesterol and blood sugar levels. Jalapeños and limes are a rich source for Vitamin C and other antioxidants. When you whip this tasty dip together, you can feel good about doing it. So go ahead and make this hummus, take a big bite, and share the love. You are going to love it. And when you do, I told you so!
*Cooking Note: Hummus is great for dipping, but it is also fabulous as a substitute sandwich spread! Try using it in place of mayo or ranch and see how you like it.
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- 2 Cans Garbanzo Beans, Drained
- ½ Cup Olive Oil
- 3 TBS Fresh Garlic
- 2 Cup Cilantro
- 2 Jalapeños, Seeded
- Juice of 2 Limes
- Salt and Pepper to Taste
- Throw everything into a blender.
- Blend until no clumps.
- Serve with bread, chips, or vegetables.