Michelle's Zesty Hummus-like Spread Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Michelle's Zesty Hummus-like Spread Recipe
  • READY IN 10 mins

Michelle's Zesty Hummus-like Spread

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"I made this recipe the other day when I was hungry for hummus but didn't have all the ingredients. Italian-style salad dressing adds a nice zest to an otherwise traditional favorite. Garnish with the unused half of the red pepper or spinach. Serve with bagels or pita bread."

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Directions

  1. In a food processor, blend the garbanzo beans, Italian-style salad dressing, creamy salad dressing, 1/2 red bell pepper, oregano, garlic powder and sesame seeds.
  2. Spread on a bagel or pita, garnish with spinach and the leftover bell pepper, or serve as a dip with crackers, garnish with bell pepper cubes.
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  • PREP 10 mins
  • READY IN 10 mins
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jan 25, 2004

This is great stuff! Very much like traditional hummus, but a little thinner. The Italian dressing adds a nice zest. A good change from the usual hummus.

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Mar 05, 2005

This dip is terrible! The ingredients didn't sound like a good mix to me, but I tried it because of all the rave reviews. I attempted to salvage it by adding more ingredients, but ended up throwing it all away. If you appreciate true hummus, you probably won't care for this.

 

9 Ratings

Jan 25, 2004

This recipe is fantastic! I have made it at least 10 times, always to rave reviews. Try sprinkling some celery salt on top before serving!

 
Jan 25, 2004

The best hummus I've had!

 
Jan 25, 2004

excellent recipie that I plan on using regularly

 
Jan 25, 2004

This was delicious! I used 2 different types of salad dressing (to finish up the bottles), one of which had roasted garlic in it (so I omitted the garlic powder), the other was a balsamic vinagrette. I found that the salad dressing made the dip too sour, so I blended the whole red pepper instead of just 1/2 and it was perfect (with a nice slightly sweet taste). I also omitted the sesame seeds since I didn't have any. My husband *hates* hummus, but liked this one as you could not taste the chickpeas. This is a versatile dip, you can make all kinds of adjustments to your liking.

 
Jun 22, 2007

I used this recipe because it has no tahini in it and I didn't have any but wanted some hummus. I only used the beans, italian dressing and mayo. It was easy and good.

 
Jun 26, 2011

Loved it, but will try next time with Veganaise instead of Mayo.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 57 kcal
  • 3%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 5.9 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol
  • 2 mg
  • < 1%
  • Fat
  • 3.3 g
  • 5%
  • Fiber
  • 1 g
  • 4%
  • Protein
  • 1 g
  • 2%
  • Sodium
  • 176 mg
  • 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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