When it comes to entertaining, the food is always the centerpiece of any party. But if you’re trying to serve healthy options, it can be hard to find crowd-pleasing choices that everyone will love.
Try hummus, a bean-based dip that is loaded with flavor and offers up a healthy dose of fiber and other nutrients. Swap out one of your usual cream cheese or mayo-based dips for this tasty alternative at your next party!
Roasted Red Pepper Chipotle Hummus Dip
Makes 2 Cups (16 servings)
Serving size: 2 tbsp
1-15oz can garbanzo beans (chickpeas), drained
½ c. bottled roasted red sweet peppers
¼ c. creamy peanut butter
3 tbsp lemon juice
4 cloves garlic
½ -1 chipotle pepper in adobe sauce
1 tsp ground cumin
¼ tsp salt
1/8 tsp black pepper
1/8 tsp paprika
1. Place all ingredients in blend and process until smooth. 2. Serve with fresh veggies, whole grain crackers or toasted pita bread triangles.
Nutrition analysis (2 tbsp)
Calories: 60 Fat: 2.5 gm Protein: 3 gm Carb: 8.0 gm Sodium: 140 mg
Find more healthy recipes on Avera Heart Hospital’s Healthy Kitchen web page.