Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Hummus Pasta with Red Pepper & Broccoli

Source: Clean Eating magazine
Makes 4 servings

8 oz. whole grain pasta
1 can (15 oz) garbanzo beans, drained & rinsed
3 TB lemon juice
1 clove garlic, cut into quarters
1/4 cup sunflower seeds
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 cup olive oil
1/3 cup water
1 large crown broccoli, cut into florets
1 red pepper, slivered

1. Prepare hummus sauce: Place beans, lemon juice, garlic, sunflower seeds, salt, oil & water into food processor; puree until smooth. Add more water if necessary.
2. Meanwhile, cook pasta according to package directions; drain & set aside.
3. Saute broccoli & red pepper in lightly oiled skillet until crisp-tender; place in large serving bowl with pasta & hummus sauce. Toss well to coat & serve at room temperature.

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