This delicious garbanzo bean spread is complimented with the flavor of toasty walnuts.
Author: Walnut Marketing Board/California Walnut Commission - www.walnuts.org
Serves: 24 person(s)
Preparation Time: 15 mins
3 Tbsp walnut oil (or olive/canola)
1 garlic clove, quartered
1 can (14 oz) garbanzo beans (chickpeas), rinsed and drained
1/2 tsp orange zest
1/4 cup orange juice
1 tsp salt
1/4 tsp black pepper
6 (6-inch) pita bread (pita pocket bread), cut into eighths, toasted
Combine toasted walnuts with oil and garlic and puree in food processor or blender until smooth. Add garbanzo beans, orange zest, orange juice, salt, and pepper and continue to blend to an even, smooth consistency. Adjust seasoning if necessary.
Can use leftover hummus as bread spread in a sandwich. It can also be served with tabboulleh and grilled or roasted vegetables for a complete vegetarian meal.
Serving suggestions are not included in the nutritional analysis.
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