Finished Hummus

Did you hear about the chickpea farmer you who died at dinner? The coroner’s ruling it a hummus side. I don’t know about you but nothing says summer to me like a nice dip. Check out this simple creation and be on the lookout for more just like it as the weather continues to warm up!

Unfinished Hummus
Roasted Garlic Hummus

Prep Time: 3 minutes Cook Time: 2 minutes Yield: 2 Cups

Ingredients

1 Can of Chickpeas, Drained and Rinsed
¼ c. of Tahini
½ Lemon, Juiced
10 Cloves of Roasted Garlic
¼ c. of Water
2 tbsp. of Olive Oil
¼ tsp. of Cumin
Black Pepper
Salt

For Serving

Warm Pita Bread, Pita Chips, Vegetables

Instructions

For Roasted Garlic:

  1. Preheat oven to 400.
  2. Slice off top of garlic head and remove papery outer layer.
  3. Place in foil, drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  4. Wrap tightly and cook for 30 minutes.

For Hummus:

  1. Place chickpeas, tahini, lemon juice, roasted garlic, water, olive oil and cumin into food processor. Sprinkle with salt and pepper and process. (Adjust amount of water to achieve desired consistency.)
  2. Taste and adjust seasoning as needed. Drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with paprika and/or crushed red pepper flakes (optional).
  3. Serve with warm pita bread, pita chips or your favorite vegetables and enjoy!

 

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