Broccoli Chickpea Dip

Recipe From Just Say Yes To Fruits and Veggies

8 servings

Serve with pita bread or mixed cut-up veggies as you would hummus!

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Ingredients

4 cups chopped broccoli

2 garlic cloves

2 cups cooked chickpeas

1 teaspoon cumin

1/4 cup lemon juice

2 tablespoons vegetable oil


Materials

Cutting board
Knife
Measuring cups
Measuring spoons
Large pot

Directions

1. In a large pot over high heat bring 2 cups of water to a boil.

2. Add broccoli and cook for 5 minutes.

3. Rinse broccoli under cold water until cool.

4. Puree all ingredients in a blender.

5. Serve or chill. Enjoy!

6. Refrigerate leftovers.

Notes

More About Broccoli

How to Select

Buy fresh or frozen in whole heads or florets. Broccoli heads should be odorless with tight, blueish green florets.

How to Store

Refrigerate broccoli and use within 3-5 days.

How to Prepare

Broccoli can be sauted, steamed, boiled or eaten raw. Toss broccoli in a stir-fry, add it to salads, throw it on pizzas or dip it in low-fat ranch for a fun treat!

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