We use a lot of hummus in our house! We use it for all kinds of things! It is a substitute for mayo in a sandwich, salad dressing on Greek Salad and as a quick snack or small meal. We eat it with carrot and/or celery sticks, on sliced tomatoes, corn chips, tortillas and whole grain (home-made) flat bread.
It is full of good stuff ! If you use a traditional hummus recipe with olive oil and tahini you are looking about 30 calories a tablespoon. Breaks down to : 44% fat, 45% carbs, 11% protein. If you cut or reduce the oil and tahini, the fat content plummets. (more…)