Here is an easy Hummus Recipe. Hummus used to be a mystery to me. It is so simple, we make it regularly and is so versitile that it can be used alone or in other dishes. Here is the simple 5 min recipe
Hummus Recipe Ingredients
- 1 (15-ounce) can organic chickpeas, (garbanzo beans), drained and rinsed
- 2 medium garlic cloves, peeled
- Juice of 1 medium lemon
- 1/4 cup organic roasted tahini
- 1/4 cup water purified, plus more as needed
- 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil, plus more to serve
- Few dashes of paprika for serving
- Salt to taste (sea salt)
Place beans, garlic, the lemon juice, tahini, water, olive oil, and a pinch of salt in a food processor fitted with a blade attachment and process until smooth. I like to drizzle in the olive oil as it is blending, I have no good reason for it other than it looks cool. If the hummus is too thick, pulse in more water, a tablespoon at a time, until the desired consistency is reached. Taste, adding more salt and lemon juice as needed. To serve, place in a bowl and drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with the paprika. I like to use a spoon and swirl it around to make a nice zen garden like look on the top.
You are done.
Facts: Use hummus as a healthy spread or as a dip. Water it down with some apple cider vinegar to make a great salad dressing.
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