Hummus with Flax

Source:   |  Category: Appetizer, Diabetic Friendly, Ground Flaxseed, Flax Oil

Creamy Light Hummus made with ground flaxseed and flax oil!


  • 1 can (14 oz/398 mL) chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) tahini              
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) ground flaxseed             
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) flax oil
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) lemon juice   
  • 2 large garlic cloves    
  • 1 Tbsp (15 mL) water                        
1 can (14 oz) chickpeas, rinsed and drained1/2 cup tahini              1/4 cup ground flaxseed             1/4 cup flax oil1/4 cup lemon juice   2 large garlic cloves    1 Tbsp water                        


  1. In a blender or food processor, blend chickpeas, tahini, ground flaxseed, flax oil, lemon juice, garlic, until it reaches a creamy texture. Add a little water if needed to produce a smooth texture.
  2. Serve with carrot sticks, celery, red pepper slice, pita wedges or bite sized tortilla chips.

Yield: 2 1/2 cup (625 mL).

Serving Size: 1/4 cup (60 mL). Each serving contains 1 tsp (5 mL) of ground flax and 1 tsp (5 mL) flax oil.

Nutritional Analysis

Total Fat14 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Carbohydrates15 g
Fiber4 g
Sugars2 g
Protein6 g
Sodium10 mg
Potassium202 mg

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