Hummus is a quick and easy healthy recipe that you can prepare as a dip, spread, or snack idea. It is made of blended chickpeas, tahini and lemon juice, seasoned with cumin and salt. It originated from the Middle East as a standard garnish for any savory dish. This recipe only takes less than 5 minutes to prepare.
• 2 x 15 oz canned chickpeas
• 1/2 cup tahini
• fresh juice from 2 lemons
• 2 garlic cloves
• 1/4 cup olive oil
• 1 tsp cumin
• a pinch of kosher salt
Drain two cans of chickpeas.
Save the liquid and set it aside.
Place the chickpeas in a blender.
Add freshly squeezed juice from two lemons.
Add garlic cloves and olive oil.
Season with cumin and kosher salt.
Add 1/3 cup of the liquid from the canned chickpeas.
Blend for 30 seconds or until smooth and well combined.
Once done, transfer to a plate or container.
Tips and ideas:
You can prepare hummus as a snack. Drizzle some olive oil and sprinkle some black pepper.
You can serve it as a dip to raw carrots, fried finger foods and other snacks.
You can spread it on toast, sandwiches, burritos and tortillas.
Hummus is best when freshly made but will keep for a few days in the fridge.
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