Light Hummus

This lightened-up version of light hummus has everything you’d expect to find in hummus from tahini, to smooth olive oil, to garlic, and a hint of yogurt for extra smoothness. Dip with fresh vegetables or baked  pita chips.

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 5 minutes

Yield: 1 1/2 cups


  • 1 15 oz. can garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 large clove garlic
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp tahini
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp non-fat plain yogurt
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • dash ground red pepper


1. Place all ingredients in a food processor or blender, and process until completely smooth. Store leftovers in a covered container for up to three days.

Makes about 1 1/2 cups.

Calories Per Serving (1/4 cup)119


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