With the traditional flavors of hummus — tahini, garlic and lemon juice — this butternut squash hummus is familiar in flavor, but surprisingly sweet and creamy.
- 3/4 pound cooked butternut squash (about 3 cups)
- 2 tablespoons lemon juice
- 2 tablespoons tahini
- 8 pitted green olives
- 1 clove garlic
Purée all ingredients in a food processor, adding 1 or 2 tablespoons water, if needed. Serve with crackers or crudites.
Per serving: 70 calories (30 from fat), 3.5g total fat, 0g saturated fat, 0mg cholesterol, 35mg sodium, 9g carbohydrates (2g dietary fiber, 1g sugar), 2g protein.
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