Ode to a Chickpea, aka Hummus

Garlic Hummus

Garlic Hummus

What You’ll Need:

  • 1 can of Chickpeas
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons of Tahini paste
  • 1 large lemon, juiced
  • S&P
  • EVOO
  • Dash of Cumin Powder
  • Dash of Chili Powder
What You'll Need!

What You’ll Need!

In a handy chopper, mince the garlic as shown below.

Add 2 cloves of garlic

Add 2 cloves of garlic

Minced garlic

Minced garlic

Once you have minced your garlic, add in your chickpeas. Be sure to drain about half of the chickpea juice and reserve a few of your whole chickpeas for garnish.

Add chickpeas to mixer.

Add chickpeas to mixer.

After your chickpeas are well minced, add in 2 1/2 teaspoons of Tahini paste, lemon juice (hope you don’t have paper cuts) and the salt and pepper. Drizzle about 2 teaspoons of EVOO into the mixture as well.

 

Add 2 1/2 tablespoons of Tahini paste,

Add 2 1/2 tablespoons of Tahini paste.

Cut lemon in half and squeeze juice into a separate bowl and remove all seeds before pouring into mixture.

Cut lemon in half and squeeze juice into a separate bowl and remove all seeds before pouring into mixture.

Blend together until creamy and to your taste.

Blended Hummus

Blended Hummus

Once blended, spoon into a serving bowl and mix in a dash of cumin and chili powder for a little kick. Drizzle with a little olive oil and serve with warmed pita, pita chips, veggies or on a wrap!

Garlic Hummus

Garlic Hummus

Kalí óreksi! (That means bon appetit in Greek)

 

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