Chocolate Hummus

chocolate-hummus.jpgThis recipe adds a fun twist to traditional hummus, and makes a great dip for fruit, pretzels or a dessert tray.

From the Registered Dietitians and Chefs of NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Recipe Yields: 10 servings

Ingredients

  •  1 (15.5 oz) can low-sodium chickpeas, rinsed
  •  3 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
  •  3 tbsp maple syrup
  •  1 tsp vanilla extract
  •  ¼ cup water
  •  ¼ cup sesame paste (tahini)

Directions

  1.  Place all ingredients into a food processor and blend until smooth.

Nutrition Facts

Recipe Yields: 10 servings

Amount Per Serving
Calories 90
Fat 4.5g (45% calories from fat)
Saturated Fat 0.5g (5% calories from saturated fat)
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 60mg
Carbohydrates 3g
Protein 4g

Note: Majority of the fat in this recipe comes from heart healthy polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fats.