Healthy Holiday Menus: Parrish Medical Center Tasty Treat – Sun-Dried Tomato Hummus

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HealthBridge Event Set Nov. 8

Parrish Medical Center Exhibition Chef Jeff Hunter and Clinical Nutrition Manager Leah Haley show their Tasty Treat: Sun-Dried Tomato Hummus recipes. (Image for Space Coast Daily)

Tasty Treat – Sun-Dried Tomato Hummus: Bring the kids into the kitchen and make this easy and tasty dish together. Enjoy it as a snack on your favorite tortilla chips and spread it on sandwiches for a yummy lunch.

What you’ll need
1 15-ounce can chickpeas (garbanzo beans) drained and rinsed
1 clove garlic
1/4 cup sun-dried tomatoes in olive oil
1/4 cup tahini paste
1/4 cup lemon juice (about 2 lemons)
1 tablespoon tomato paste
Sea salt to taste (about 1/4-1/2 teaspoon)
Smoked paprika to taste

Place chickpeas, garlic, sun-dried tomatoes, tahini, tomato paste, salt and smoked paprika in a food processor or blender and process until well combined and smooth. Adjust seasonings to taste. Add more oil, lemon juice or tomato paste if needed. Serve with a drizzle of oil and diced sun-dried tomatoes on the top.

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You can make your hummus thinner or thicker by adjusting the sun-dried tomato olive oil or tomato paste ratio.

Nutrition Information Per Serving
Each serving has: 70 calories, 5g total fat, 2g protein, 5g carbohydrates, 0mg cholesterol, 135mg sodium and 2g dietary fiber.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Makes 8 (2oz) servings

HealthBridge Event | Healthy Holiday Menus
When: Nov. 8, 2016 from 10-11:30 a.m.
Where: Parrish Medical Center, Conference Center
Presented by: Leah Haley, PMC Clinical Nutrition Manager
About: Holiday meals can be healthy. Join us to learn more and sample some healthy treats.

Registration is free but space is limited. Reserve yours by calling 321-268-6110 or sign up online.