Peanut Butter Hummus

      Peanut Butter HummusIngredients/Supplies:
      • 1 can (15 oz) garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed
      • 4 tbsp creamy peanut butter, no salt added*
      • 2 tbsp olive oil
      • fresh lemon juice (squeezed from 1 fresh lemon)
      • 1/3 cup water
      • 1 tsp garlic powder
      *If a child has a peanut allergy, substitute tahini (sesame paste) for the peanut butter. non-breakable mixing bowl, liquid measuring cup, measuring spoons, sharp knife, hand masherclean work surface and hands Directions:Place the garbanzo beans in the bottom of a large non-breakable mixing bowl. Cut a lemon in half and squeeze the lemon juice into a bowl. Begin mashing the beans using the potato masher. If making the recipe with children, allow each child to take a turn mashing the beans. Gradually add the remaining ingredients and continue to mash until the mixture is blended and smooth. Serve with a colorful assortment of raw vegetables and whole grain crackers.
      Servings: 10 (approx. 1/4 cup each)Nutritional information per 1/4 cup serving: 118 calories, 4 grams protein, 12 grams carbohydrate, 6 grams fat, 2 grams fiber, 137 milligrams sodium