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Gluten Free Chickpeas Flour Hummus 

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Description:
Chickpeas also called garbanzo beans are a great source of protein and a healthy addition to your diet. Naturally low in fat, they are also high in dietary fiber and rich in vitamins and minerals. Eating chickpeas on a regular basis can help you lose weight, boost intestinal health and reduce your risk of developing type 2 diabetes.
Some healthy benefits of chickpeas flour:

Prevent cardiovascular disease - Reduces bad cholesterol in the blood
Great benefits on intestinal flora -Increases good bacteria and Protects against colorectal cancer. Contributes to the effectiveness of the immune system. Helps increase the assimilation of minerals and vitamins

Controls type 2 diabetes -Low glycemic index.

Excellent source of fiber -Reduces the risk of colon cancer and Controls appetite. Helps control manage your weight. Prevents constipation

Excellent source of manganese - This crucial mineral helps the body form connective tissue, bones, blood clotting factors and sex hormones. Not only it plays a role in fat and carbohydrate absorption, it regulates blood sugar and helps normalize brain and nerve system.

Source of copper - Copper is important for proper growth, absorption of iron and enzymatic reactions. It maintains the integrity of connective tissues, ageing and produces energy. It also enables normal metabolic process in association with amino acids and vitamins.

Source of folic acid - Folic acid assists the production of red blood cells, helps the heart stay healthy and keep the brain young. It is essential is fetus development and it can reduce depression.


Ingredients:
3/4 cup Cuisine Soleil Chickpeas Flour
2-1/2 cups Water
2-3 Garlic cloves, minced
1/4 cup Tahini
1/4 cup Lemon Juice
1/8 tsp Tabasco Sauce
1/4 cup Vegetable Broth
1/2 tsp Cumin, ground
Salt and Pepper to taste
1/4 cup Olive Oil


Directions:

1.Bring 2-1/2 cups water to boiling on medium heat. Whisk the Chickpeas/garbanzo bean flour into the boiling water. Cook 1 minute stirring constantly. Turn heat down to medium low and continue cooking 5 minutes. Let cool.

2.In the bowl of a food processor, puree the garbanzo mixture, garlic, broth, tahini, lemon juice and Tabasco sauce until smooth. Then add the cumin, salt, pepper and slowly pour the olive oil through the feed tube of the processor.

3.If mixture is too stiff, add more broth to get desired consistency. Spoon and scrape the mixture into a bowl, cover with plastic and let sit for at least one hour at room temperature. Taste to see if more lemon juice, salt or pepper is needed.

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Special Diet: Gluten Free, High Protein


Category: Gluten-Free

Submitted By: Cuisine Soleil



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