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California Pizza Kitchen Tuscan Hummus

By Todd Wilbur


Score: 3.50. Votes: 2
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Menu Description: "Our original recipe of Tuscan white beans pureed with sesame, garlic, lemon, and spices. Garnished with fresh Roma tomatoes, basil, and garlic. Served with warm pizza-pita bread."

The traditional dish of Tuscan white beans is usually made from dried cannellini beans or great Northern beans that are soaked overnight in water and then cooked until tender with olive oil, garlic and sage. But there's no need to wait through such a time-consuming process if we can simply use already tender canned beans found in any market. Look for white beans or the slightly larger great Northern beans and strain off the liquid, but don't throw that liquid away! you'll need a little of it to add to the food processor along with the other ingredients, including sesame tahini which can be found in most markets where the international foods are stocked or in specialty stores such as Whole Foods.

Nutrition Facts
Serving size–2 tablespoons
Total servings–14
Calories per serving–60
Fat per serving–4.3g 

Source: Low-Fat Top Secret Recipes by Todd Wilbur.

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  • 1 15-ounce can white beans or great Northern beans (strain and keep liquid)
  • 1/4 cup liquid from the can
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Score: 3.50. Votes: 2
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GregK
Feb 7, 2011, 22:00

I thought this tasted great. Haven't tried the original, but really liked this.

Marlin Yoder
Dec 20, 2009, 22:00

I had trouble finding the sesame tahini in the grocery store, but I did find it in a health food store.

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