Broccoli Hummus

Broccoli Hummus

Amazing broccoli hummus recipe is so easy to prepare, steamed broccoli is added to a creamy hummus base with a flavorful taste of chickpeas, garlic, tahini. Perfect to serve as a dip, sandwich spread, veggies or with crackers.

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What Is Hummus?

Hummus is a Middle Eastern dip made from mashed chickpeas, tahini paste, garlic, lemon, olive oil. hummus that includes broccoli. I love plain hummus but, depending on the season or what I have on hand, I love adding extra veggies to my hummus recipes, they take the hummus to another level. Like my Roasted Fennel Hummus, Zucchini Hummus or Artichoke Hummus.

Health Benefits Of Broccoli

I love the taste of broccoli and also its great nutritional benefits.  It is low in calories and high in vitamins and minerals.  It provides iron, calcium, protein, Vitamin A, B, C, K, omega 3's, zinc, magnesium, selenium.

Broccoli is one of the world's healthiest vegetables. So I'm always looking for ways to incorporate it, in my menu. Read more about broccoli's nutritional benefits here.

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How To Make Broccoli Hummus

It is so easy to make hummus from scratch, First I cooked the broccoli for this hummus but roasted broccoli would also be flavorful. Next, I combined all the ingredients in a food processor or blender and process until smooth, scraping down the sides of the bowl as needed.  I served the broccoli hummus with avocado wrapped with brown rice tortilla.

What to eat With Hummus?

  • Tortilla Chips
  • Crackers
  • Sandwiches
  • Quesadillas
  • Sweet Potato Toasts

Please Note, if on a candida diet, omit the nutritional yeast flakes. Hummus keeps up to 7 days in a container with a fitted lid and stored in the refrigerator.

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Nutrition

Energy:
1 kcal / 4 kJ
Fat:
4 g
Protein:
4 g
Carbohydrate:
1 g
Per portion

Cooking Time

Preparation:
5 min
Cooking:
3 min
Ready in:
8 min
For:
2 cups

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Bring water to boil in small saucepan, add broccoli florets and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  2. Remove from heat and drain water using a colander. Rinse florets under cold water to halt cooking process.
  3. Place broccoli florets in food processor with tahini paste, olive oil, water, lime juice and garlic.
  4. Process until smooth, Scrape down sides of food processor.
  5. Add chickpeas, yeast flakes, cumin and salt.
  6. Process until smooth.
  7. Serve immediately or keep in the refrigerator for 3=7 days.

Notes

Broccoli Hummus

Michelle Blackwood

Hi, I’m Michelle, I’m the voice, content creator and photographer behind Healthier Steps. I share vegan and gluten-free recipes because of past health issues. My goal is to help you make healthier choices and show you how healthy eating is easy and delicious.

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1 Comment
  1. Kadi
    July 15, 2018

    I love this recipe, such a great idea thank you!