Margherita Pizza Hummus

pizza hummus edited

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 2 tbsp

Calories: 51 • Total Fat: 2g • Total Carbohydrate: 7g (Fiber: 2g • Sugars: 1g) • Protein: 2.5g • Vitamin B-6 (66%) • Folate (12%) • Niacin (36%) • Riboflavin (72%) • Thiamin (81%)

Nutritional Highlights

Low Calorie • Low Sugar • Gluten-Free • Vegan • High in B-Vitamins • Good for Energy and Metabolism

This dip is mostly carbohydrates and a little fat. Enjoy it with some fresh vegetables and pair it with a meal comprised of protein and some additional fat.

Dysphagia Level 1 – Pureed – make recipe as described and serve with pureed protein

Dysphagia Level 2 – Ground/Mech Soft – make recipe as described and serve with chopped protein

Dysphagia Level 3 – Soft – make recipe as described and serve with cooked vegetables and soft, tender meat

margherita Pizza Hummus

Servings: 2 cups

  • 1 (15 oz) can low sodium chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1/4 cup nutritional yeast
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp fresh basil, chopped + more for garnish (optional)
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 2 tsp dried oregano
  • 2 tsp dried parsley
  • 1/4 cup + 1 tbsp tomato paste
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • pinch cayenne pepper (optional)
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/3 cup water
  1. Drain and rinse chickpeas.
  2. Add chickpeas, nutritional yeast, salt, basil, onion powder, oregano, parsley, tomato paste, garlic, water and cayenne pepper (if using) to a food processor and pulse until smooth.
  3. Continue pulsing while adding olive oil 1 tsp at a time until desired consistency is reached. *Add more water if needed.
  4. Garnish with fresh basil and serve alongside fresh vegetables or baked crackers if desired.

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