Sweet Red Pepper Hummus

Makes 15 servings.


1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
½ teaspoon apple cider vinegar
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
½ teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon cumin
2 tablespoons SPLENDA® No Calorie Sweetener, Granulated
1 (19 ounce) can garbanzo beans, drained
2 cups chopped red bell pepper
Olive oil-flavored cooking spray


1. Spray non-stick saute pan with olive oil spray. Saute red peppers for 4 to 5 minutes. Set aside.
2. In food processor, add all ingredients including red peppers. Puree for 1 minute, scrape the sides, and continue to puree until smooth.
3. Refrigerate until serving time.

Nutritional Info (per serving):

Calories: 60
Calories from Fat: 15
Total Fat: 1g
Saturated Fat: 0g
Cholesterol: 0mg
Sodium: 190mg
Total Carbs: 10g
Dietary Fiber: 2g
Sugars: 2g
Protein: 2g

Exchanges per Serving: ⅔ Starch

Additional comments:

Recipe courtesy of Splenda, Inc. Splenda® is a no-calorie sweetener made from sugar that is suitable for diabetics.

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