Special Diet Information

Coumadin® (Warfarin)
This recipe is NOT safe for Coumadin (warfarin) users.

Avoid this recipe if you are lactose intolerant.

This is a low sodium recipe.

GERD / Acid Reflux
This recipe contains GERD triggers and those with GERD may wish to avoid it.

Gluten Sensitivity
This recipe is safe for those who are sensitive to gluten.


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The refrigerator light goes on...

Looking at a recipe and recognizing the ingredient with a lot of fat is the first place to start in changing your own recipes. Tahini is all fat. It's a good kind of fat, but it still has a lot of calories. Fortunately, tahini also has a lot of flavor, so a little goes a long way.


Black Bean Hummus

Servings: 6 | Serving size: 1/2 cup

Cooking Time: 30 Minutes

This recipe can easily be multiplied and keeps well for a few days in the refrigerator.

2 15 ounce can black beans
2 Tbsp tahini (sesame seed paste)
1/4 cup fresh lime juice
1/4 cup fresh cilantro
4 green onions
1 clove garlic
1 tsp ground cumin
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
1/2 cup non-fat yogurt

easy healthy Black Bean Hummus recipe from Dr. Gourmet

Combine all of the ingredients in a food processor fitted with a steel blade and process until smooth.

Season hummus to taste with fresh ground black pepper. Chill for at least 3 hours in the refrigerator.

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: 1/2 cup

Servings: 6

Amount Per Serving

Calories 163 Calories from Fat 28
% Daily Value
Total Fat 3g 5%
    Saturated Fat 1g 3%
    Monounsaturated Fat 1g
    Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 219mg 9%
Total Carbohydrates 25g 8%
    Dietary Fiber 8g 33%
    Sugars 2g
Protein 10g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 8%
Calcium 13% Iron 13%
Vitamin K 22 mcg Potassium 429 mg
Magnesium 73 mg