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Fresh Mediterranean Hummus Soup

Fresh Mediterranean Hummus Soup

If you ever wanted to eat hummus for dinner, now’s your chance. Serve with toasted pita wedges for dipping, and add fresh veggies and a generous helping of feta cheese on top. MORE+LESS-

Make with

Progresso Broth

Soup

2

cups diced yellow onions

1

medium yellow bell pepper, chopped

1

teaspoon ground coriander

1/8

teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)

1

can (19 oz) Progresso™ chick peas, drained, rinsed

3

cups Progresso™ vegetable broth (from 32-oz carton)

2

tablespoons tahini paste

1

tablespoon fresh lemon juice

Toppings, as Desired

1

plum (Roma) tomato, diced

1/2

cup crumbled feta cheese (2 oz)

1/4

cup chopped fresh cilantro leaves

1/4

cup chopped fresh Italian (flat-leaf) parsley

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  • 1

    In 5-quart Dutch oven, melt butter over medium-high heat. Add onions, bell pepper, cumin, coriander, salt and red pepper; cook 6 to 8 minutes, stirring frequently, until onions are tender. Stir in chick peas and garlic; cook and stir 1 minute.

  • 2

    Stir in broth; heat to boiling over high heat. Cook and stir 1 minute. Remove from heat. Stir in tahini.

  • 3

    In blender, place half of mixture at a time. Cover; blend on high speed 1 to 2 minutes or until smooth. Stir lemon juice into entire mixture. Top with tomato, feta cheese, yogurt, cilantro and parsley; serve with lemon wedges.

Expert Tips

  • Tahini is roasted sesame seed paste, and much like natural nut butters, it should be thoroughly stirred before each use. Cover and refrigerate up to 3 months.
  • For this soup, the toppings are everything. Fresh, bright and fun—they add beauty and flavor that can’t be beat.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cup
Calories
170
Calories from Fat
80
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
14%
Saturated Fat
4 1/2g
22%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
20mg
7%
Sodium
680mg
29%
Potassium
270mg
8%
Total Carbohydrate
15g
5%
Dietary Fiber
3g
11%
Sugars
6g
Protein
5g
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
45%
45%
Calcium
15%
15%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:

1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.


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