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.
Spinach is a rich source of Vitamin K, Vitamin A, Manganese, Folate, Magnesium, Iron, Copper, Vitamin B2, Calcium and Fiber.
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)
Blender or food processor
Hand held juicer or squeezer
- In a blender add all the ingredients and blend until smooth.
- Season to taste.
- Serve with crackers or raw veggies.