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Apple Spice Hummus

Apple Spice Hummus
Apple Spice Hummus
Photo courtesy John Borge
This healthy recipe comes from NDSU Extension Service.


2 (15-ounce) cans chickpeas, rinsed and drained

2 medium golden delicious apple, peeled and chopped

⅓ c. freshly squeezed lemon juice

½ c. creamy peanut butter

2 to 3 Tbsp. water

½ tsp. salt

1 tsp. cinnamon

¼ tsp. nutmeg

½ tsp. all spice

¼ tsp. cayenne pepper, optional


In a food processor bowl or blender container, place the following ingredients: chickpeas, chopped apple, lemon juice, peanut butter, water, salt and spices. Cover and process or blend until smooth; transfer to bowl. Cover and refrigerate up to three days. Serve dip with apple slices, carrot slices and/or whole-wheat crackers


Makes 28 servings (2 tablespoons each)

Each serving has 80 calories, 3 grams (g) fat, 3 g protein, 10 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 140 milligrams (mg) sodium, 15 micrograms folate and 0.5 mg iron.

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