Hummus Recipe

Hummus is a creamy and flavorful Middle Eastern dip made from chickpeas, tahini, garlic, lemon juice, and olive oil. It has a smooth and velvety texture with a nutty and tangy taste. Hummus is a versatile dish that can be enjoyed as a dip with pita bread or vegetables, spread on sandwiches or wraps, or used as a topping for salads and bowls. It is a healthy and nutritious option, packed with protein, fiber, and essential vitamins and minerals.

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Ingredients for Hummus Recipe

  • 1/4 can Chickpeas, Drained And Rinsed
  • 3/4 tablespoon Tahini
  • 1/2 cloves Cloves Of Garlic
  • 1/4 Juice Lemon
  • 1/2 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • As required Salt And Pepper To Taste
  • as needed Optional: Cumin Or Paprika For Seasoning
  • as needed Optional Toppings: Chopped Parsley Or Sesame Seeds

Directions: Hummus Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Start by draining and rinsing a can of chickpeas. Reserve some of the liquid for later use.
  • STEP 2.In a food processor, combine the chickpeas, tahini, garlic, lemon juice, and olive oil. Blend until smooth and creamy.
  • STEP 3.If the hummus is too thick, gradually add some of the reserved chickpea liquid until desired consistency is reached.
  • STEP 4.Season with salt and pepper to taste. You can also add additional spices like cumin or paprika for extra flavor.
  • STEP 5.Transfer the hummus to a serving bowl and drizzle with olive oil. Garnish with chopped parsley or sesame seeds, if desired.
  • STEP 6.Serve the hummus with pita bread, fresh vegetables, or use it as a spread or topping for your favorite dishes.
  • STEP 7.Leftover hummus can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.

Cooking Tips

  • For a smoother hummus, you can remove the skins from the chickpeas before blending.
  • If you don't have tahini, you can substitute it with peanut butter or almond butter for a different flavor.
  • To enhance the taste, you can roast the garlic cloves before adding them to the hummus.
  • If you prefer a stronger lemon flavor, you can add more lemon juice to the mixture.
  • Feel free to customize your hummus by adding ingredients like roasted red peppers, sun-dried tomatoes, or fresh herbs.

Storage and Serving

  • Store leftover hummus in an airtight container in the refrigerator.
  • Before serving, let the hummus come to room temperature or give it a quick stir.
  • Serve hummus as a dip with pita bread, carrot sticks, cucumber slices, or bell pepper strips.
  • You can also use hummus as a spread on sandwiches, wraps, or as a topping for salads and grain bowls.
  • Garnish hummus with a drizzle of olive oil, a sprinkle of paprika, or some chopped fresh herbs for an extra touch of flavor.
Nutrition
value
252
calories per serving
16 g Fat8 g Protein18 g Carbs12 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    16g
  • Protein
    8g
  • Carbs
    18g
  • Fiber
    12g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    18g
  • Protein
    8g
  • Fiber
    12g

Fats

  • Fat
    16g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    109mg
  • Iron
    3mg
  • Vitamin A
    99mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    93mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    3mg
  • Vitamin E
    3mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    87mg
  • Manganese
    5mg
  • Phosphorus
    111mg
  • Selenium
    17mcg
  • Zinc
    1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp