Low Fat Hummus

This Low Fat Hummus still has all of the great flavors of the classic recipe.

Low Fat Hummus

Serve it up with fresh and crispy vegetables for a healthy, diet-friendly treat.

Low Fat Hummus Recipe

Yield: 4 servings

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Low Fat Hummus


  • 1/2 cup 1% low fat cottage cheese
  • 2 tablespoons tahini
  • 1/4 teaspoon grated lemon rind
  • 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 clove garlic
  • One (15 ounce) can garbanzo beans, drain & save liquid (then rinse & drain)
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped finely
  • fresh veggies or pita, for serving


  1. Place all ingredients except parsley and veggies/pita in a food processor; process until smooth. Use reserved garbanzo bean liquid to thin out the hummus, if needed. Taste and adjust spices, as desired.  Stir in the parsley.
  2. Scoop the hummus into a dish, cover and store in refrigerator.
  3. Serve with pita bread or fresh vegetables.
  • Nutrition Facts per serving (recipe divided into 4 equal portions) Calories 203, Total Fat 5.62g, Saturated Fat 0.88g, Cholesterol 1.13mg, Sodium 528.72mg, Potassium 283.80mg, Carbohydrates 28.79g, Dietary Fiber 5.56g, Sugar 0.90g, Net Carbohydrates 23.22g, Protein 10.58g
  • Weight Watchers POINTS:  SmartPoints: 3, Points Plus Program: 5, Old Points Program: 4
SOURCE:  RecipeGirl.com

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