Recipe & Video: Chocolate Hummus Dip

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Chocolate makes everything better! This chocolate-peanut butter hummus dip is creamy, protein-packed and the perfect healthy treat for parties or gatherings. Made with navy beans and only 105 calories per serving, it is an easy-to-make crowd pleaser. Not to mention, kid approved!

If you have five minutes and a food processor (or blender), give it a try. Pair with strawberries, apples, pretzels, crackers…you name it! And no, we won’t judge you if you're caught eating it by the spoonful.

Chocolate Hummus Dip

Yield: 8 servings

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Ingredients:

15.5 oz. can of no-salt-added navy beans
1/4 cup cocoa powder
1/4 cup maple syrup
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 Tablespoons creamy peanut butter

Directions:

Drain and rinse beans. Mash beans through a fine strainer to remove skins. Combine mashed beans, cocoa powder, maple syrup, vanilla, salt, and peanut butter in a food processor. Blend until smooth, scraping down sides of food processor with a rubber spatula if needed. Hummus should look like brownie batter. Serve at room temperature or chilled with fruit or crackers. Leftovers can be covered and refrigerated for 4-5 days.

Chef’s note: A blender can be used, but a food processor will yield a smoother texture.

Nutritional information per serving: 105 calories; 2.5 grams fat; 0.5 grams saturated fat; 0 mg cholesterol; 97 mg sodium; 18 grams carbohydrates; 3 grams fiber; 4 gram protein

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Categories: EatWell