It's the only packaged brand that can stand up to freshly made hummus.
We share the same zip code.
I'll try almost anything Bobbi's puts out.
But I was wary of the new Fat Free Hummus, which comes in 5 flavors and is currently available at Whole Foods South Street and Essene Market. It sounded gimmicky.
Why take a healthy spread, remove the oil, and try to market it as a better-for-you product simply because it contains no fat?
The type of fat found in hummus (which is still mostly low fat compared to other spreads) is beneficial. I have never heard anyone complain that hummus is too fattening.
I scanned the ingredients and saw that the oil had been replaced with water and it was now 35 calories per serving. So that's half the calories, but you're still probably going to eat twice as much to feel satisfied.
Why not enjoy the real stuff? It's hummus.
I was confused, but curious, and pretty confident that Bobbi's would not sell me anything less than delicious. I'm a loyal customer.
We cracked open the container and peered inside. It was watery and had a pasty texture.Very unlike the regular Bobbi's, which is always creamy and thick.
We dipped in with some crackers and found that it was a thin, drippy mess. There was very little flavor in the White Bean & Basil variety and if I had made a bean dip like this at home, I would have immediately tossed it and called it a Fail.
The worst part? The cost is very similar to the regular hummus made with oil, when I feel that it should be significantly cheaper, considering that it is just beans, water, and spices.
I will stick to Bobbi's regular line. I just don't think you can make a great hummus without oil or tahini, or some type of added fat. Your thoughts?