How Many Calories Are in Hummus?


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Homemade hummus has 27 calories in each 1-tablespoon serving, while commercially produced hummus has 23 calories in a tablespoon, according to Calorie Count. Additionally, each tablespoon of hummus has approximately 1.3 grams of fat, 36 milligrams of sodium and 3 grams of carbohydrates.

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How Many Calories Are in Hummus?
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According to FatSecret, 1 ounce of hummus contains 50 calories and 1 cup contains 435 calories. In order to burn off the calories associated with a 1-tablespoon serving of hummus, Calorie King suggests 7 minutes of walking, 3 minutes of jogging or 4 minutes of cycling. Commercial hummus is made of pureed chickpeas, lemon juice, olive oil, garlic and tahini, according to WebMD.

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