Tested till perfect Juicy Portobello and White Bean Hummus Pitas
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Juicy Portobello and White Bean Hummus Pitas

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By The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

Source: Canadian Living Magazine: September 2005

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  • Portion size 4


  • 4 4portobello mushrooms, stems removed
  • 1 tbsp 1tbspextra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp 1/4tspeach salt and pepper
  • 4 4pita pocketpita pockets
  • 1 cup 1cupsprouts, (such as radish, sunflower, broccoli, corn, sweet pea and alfalfa)
  • 1 cup 1cupsliced cucumber
  • 1 large 1largetomato, sliced

White Bean Hummus:

  • 1 can (19 oz/540 mL) 1can (19 oz/540 mL)white kidney beanwhite kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 tbsp 1tbspminced fresh parsley
  • 1 tbsp 1tbsplemon juice
  • 1 tbsp 1tbspextra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp 1/4tspeach of salt and pepper
  • 1/4 tsp 1/4tspcumin powder
  • 1/4 tsp 1/4tspchili powder
  • 2 2cloves garlic, minced
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White Bean Hummus: In food processor, pur?together beans, parsley, lemon juice, oil, salt, pepper, cumin and chili powder until smooth. Stir in garlic; set aside.

Place mushrooms, gill side down, on rimmed baking sheet. Brush with oil; sprinkle with salt and pepper. Broil, turning once, until tender and browned, about 4 minutes. Let cool slightly and slice.

Broil pitas until hot but still soft, turning once, 1 minute. Cut in half to create pockets; spread 1/4 cup (50 mL) hummus inside each. Divide mushrooms, sprouts, cucumber and tomato among pockets.

Nutritional Information Per serving: about

cal 374 pro 16g total fat 8g sat. fat 1g
carb 62g fibre 12g chol 0mg sodium 964mg

% RDI:

calcium 9 iron 30 vit A 5 vit C 25
folate 56
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