A new take on a Mediterranean staple. This recipe enriches the flavor of your favorite hummus recipe by adding roasted garlic and smoked chipotle, and adds nutrition benefits with mild-tasting fresh spirulina.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
total:
15 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
8 servings
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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Blend chickpeas, olive oil, tahini, lemon juice, spirulina, garlic, salt, and chipotle chile powder together in a blender or food processor until smooth. If hummus appears thick, gradually blend in reserved chickpea liquid until desired consistency is reached.

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To roast the garlic, preheat the oven to 400ºF (200ºC). While preheating, take one head of garlic, cup off the top, and drizzle olive oil across the top. Wrap the head of garlic in aluminum foil and place on a baking sheet. Bake the garlic for 30 to 45 minutes or until the garlic cloves are golden brown.

The roasted garlic and be replaced with non-roasted garlic. Chipotle can be substituted with smoked paprika.

Nutrition Facts

149 calories; protein 3.5g 7% DV; carbohydrates 10.1g 3% DV; fat 11.2g 17% DV; cholesterolmg; sodium 142mg 6% DV. Full Nutrition