Classic hummus (in small quantities) is usually allowed when you are on the ketogenic diet. However, its important to note that hummus is not necessarily a low carb food option. So many people have turned to cauliflower as a replacement for garbanzo beans or chickpeas, but let’s be truthful here…cauliflower hummus is not REAL hummus. There, I said it! Let me introduce you to a low carb, keto friendly hummus that is not made from garbanzo beans or cauliflower. Check out this video and see for yourself how you can finally have real hummus (even in large quantities) as part of your keto lifestyle.
For Ground Lupin:
For the entire recipe yielding 1 1/2 cups of hummus:
Calories – 767
Fat – 64g
Net Carbs – 6g
Protein – 31g
Ground Lupin – 1/2 cup
Water – 1 cup + approx 1/4 cup, divided
Himalayan Pink Salt – 1/2 tsp or to taste
Cumin Powder – 1/2 tsp
Lemon Juice – 1 Tbsp or to taste
Tahini – 2 Tbsp
Extra Virgin Olive Oil – 3 Tbsp plus additional for garnishing
Garlic – 1 clove
Paprika – for garnishing
1. In a microwave safe bowl, add Lupin, Salt and 1 cup Water. Microwave for 3 minutes.
2. Add cooked Lupin to a blender jar along with Cumin Powder, Lemon Juice, Tahini, Olive Oil, Garlic and few tablespoons of water.
3. Grind to a smooth paste, adding additional water if needed to help grind.
4. Spread hummus on a platter and drizzle Olive Oil and sprinkle paprika on top.
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