Hummus is traditionally enriched with copious amounts of olive oil and sesame paste.
In this version the amount of fat is drastically reduced; be sure to use high-quality olive oil and tahini for the best flavor.
Per serving: 153 calories, 7 g fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 19 g carbs, 538 mg sodium, 5 g protein, 4 g fiber
Turmeric, which is related to ginger, is what gives curries and prepared mustard their distinctive yellow color. The word "couscous" refers to the granular pasta itself as well as to the brothy and spicy stews it traditionally accompanies.
A thick vegetarian stew made from pantry staples, such as rice, spices, and canned chickpeas, is enlivened with a bit of yogurt and lime. Curry powder, an Indian blend of spices, is a timesaving source of layered flavor; ground ginger brings a quick dash of citrusy warmth.