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THIS EASY HUMMUS RECIPE IS SO MUCH BETTER THAN ANYTHING YOU BUY IN THE STORE. TRY IT!
Every time we have a party at a friend’s house, I am normally in charge of two things: salad and snacks or appetizers.
Hummus is one of my staple party foods – great with some raw carrots, peppers and celery sticks or some pita bread. Delicious!
I started making hummus at home a few years ago and never looked back! It’s so easy and tastes so much better than anything you buy in the store: there is no reason not to try it! It’s quick and easy: just throw all the ingredients in a food processor and in less than 5 minutes you’ll get a smooth and velvety spread, perfect for any occasion!
I love chickpeas in any form, they’re one of my favorite legumes: really filling and packed with fiber. When I am in a hurry I make this easy hummus with canned chickpeas, but if I have time, I use a batch of boiled chickpeas. I won’t judge however which way you decide to make it.
Just remember, it’s perfectly delicious and much better than anything you’ll ever buy!
Easy Hummus Recipe
- 15 oz. chickpeas
- 2 tablespoons lemon juice
- 1 clove garlic peeled
- 4 tablespoons tahini
- 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
- 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
- 5 tablespoons water
- A pinch of salt
- Add all the ingredients to a food processor and blend until smooth. If the hummus is a bit too thick, add some more water. Taste to check seasoning.
- Garnish with toppings. You can choose from smoked paprika, fresh parsley, red chili flakes and/or a drizzle of olive oil.
- The hummus keeps refrigerated in an airtight container for up to three or four days.
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