Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Spinach Salad with Red Pepper Hummus Dressing

Like Hummus? Why not put it on a salad instead of in a pita?

For the salad:
16 oz. bag baby spinach
1 c. baby portabello mushrooms, sliced
1/2 red bell pepper, julienned
1/2 yellow bell pepper, julienned
1 can black olives
1/2 purple onion, chopped

For the dressing:
1 c. roasted red pepper hummus*
1/4 c. balsamic vinegar
water for thinning

*Buy or make your own by blending:
1 c. cooked chickpeas
1/4 c. tahini
juice of 1 lemon
1 clove garlic
1/2 tsp. cumin
1 red bell pepper, roasted & peeled
salt to taste

To your health and happiness,

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