Mark your calendar. May 13 is Hummus Day. Really!
But before you stock up on yummy Sabra, check out the upstart in the dip case. (Sabra, part-owned by PepsiCo, is the market leader.)
Eat Well Embrace Life calls itself the “Other Bean” hummus. It ain’t kiddin’.
No mashed chickpeas here. Instead, you’ll find hummus’s traditional tahini (sesame paste) mixed with some other bean or vegetable, plus ingredients you might not expect in a dip.
Not your Aunt’s hummus
Dip into intriguing lick-your-lips flavors like Spicy Red Lentil Chipotle,Wasabi Edamame, Sweet & Spicy Black Bean, Beet, Cucumber, Zesty Sriracha Carrot, and Spicy Yellow Lentil.
Each serving—two flat tablespoons—has just 50-or-so calories and about 100 milligrams of sodium, and zero saturated fat. Just remember to multiply if you keep scooping after tablespoon number two. (A single- serve Sabra container has about 4 tablespoons.)
And if you only think of hummus as a dip, check out the recipes on Eat Well Embrace Life’s website. How does Hummus Avocado Salad Dressing sound? Or Hummus Stuffed Cherry Tomatoes? Or Salmon with Crispy Hummus Crust?
Hummus-crusted salmon? Who knew?
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