Zucchini Hummus: Low Carb, High Fat and Delicious!

If you are a raw food enthusiast, more than likely you avoid beans. The same goes for Low Carb and Paleo eaters. Here’s an easy recipe that mimics the Mediterranean taste and texture of hummus without the carbs and lectins of the garbanzo bean version. The magic ingredient is zucchini.

I keep this hummus right at eye level in the fridge along with cut vegetables. It’s the first thing I see when looking for a snack. I also take it to parties. It’s always a hit. You can make this in a few minutes. Watch the Facebook Live video With tips on how to make it and what to serve with it.

Here’s the Recipe:

Bean Free Zucchini Hummus
Yield 1 1/2 cups

Ingredients:
1 cup peeled and chopped zucchini
3 tablespoons olive oil
1 teaspoon paprika
1/4 teaspoon ground cumin (optional)
6 tablespoons raw tahini
3 tablespoons lemon juice
3 teaspoons crushed garlic
1 teaspoon Himalayan crystal salt
a Pinch of cayenne (optional)
6 tablespoons sesame seeds, soaked for four hours, drained and rinsed

Directions
1. combine all of the ingredients except the tahini and the sesame seeds in a high-performance blender and blend until smooth.
2. Add the sesame seeds and the tahini and blend until smooth.

Serve with crudités, on salad, in a wrap or on lettuce leaves.


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