Spinach Pesto Hummus

Recipe Intro

This spinach pesto hummus give a nice twist to this traditional Mediterranean dish, the spinach adds color while the basil and nuts from the pesto give it delicious flavor.

Nutritional Sentence

Spinach is a rich source of Vitamin K, Vitamin A, Manganese, Folate, Magnesium, Iron, Copper, Vitamin B2, Calcium and Fiber.

Recipe Time

30 minutes

Ingredients

1  15 oz chickpeas, drained and rinsed
10 oz of spinach
7-8 basil leaves
3 cloves of garlic
1 tsp paprika
Half of a lemon (juiced)
1/2 cup of olive oil
Salt and pepper to taste
Crackers or raw veggies (optional)
Nuts (walnuts or pine nuts) (optional)

Materials

Blender or food processor
Hand held juicer or squeezer
Measuring utensils

Directions

  1. In a blender add all the ingredients and blend until smooth.
  2. Season to taste.
  3. Serve with crackers or raw veggies.