Homemade Hummus

Hummus is one of our favorite dips, but when buying store bought it is always hard to find one that is delicious and uses fresh ingredients – most hummus containers have so many ingredients we can’t even pronounce.

Perfect solution – make your own at home! It is so quick, easy & cheap! Buying the ready to use canned chickpeas makes this a side dish or starter that you can whip up in 15 minutes flat.

Read below to see our recipe!

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Homemade Hummus

Prep Time: 15 minutes

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Ingredients:

  • 1 Can of Chickpeas – 15oz (also known as Garbanzo beans)
  • 0.25 cup of Fresh lemon Juice
  • 0.25 cup of Tahini Paste
  • 1 small garlic clove, crushed.
  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 0.5 tsp Ground Cumin
  • 0.25 tsp Paprika (if you don’t like spice you don’t have to add this)
  • 2-3 tbsp water

Method:

  1. Place the lemon juice & tahini paste in a blender/food processer and turn on for two minutes – make sure to scrape the sides half way through.
  2. Add the olive oil, salt, cumin, paprika & crushed garlic into the blender and turn on for another two minutes.
  3. Drain the chickpeas and rinse with cold water (to make it easy, use a colander or sieve under the cold tap) add the chickpeas into the blender and turn on for another two minutes.
  4. Add in water a tbsp. at a time to create the consistency that you desire.
  5. Spoon hummus into a serving bowl of your choice & garnish with a drizzle of olive oil and a sprinkle of paprika.
  6. Serve with crudité or pita chips, whichever you prefer or have at the time!

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April 17, 2016
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2 Comments

  1. Chlo

    April 20, 2016

    Ahh, can’t wait to try this…maybe with your Salty Dog cocktail on the side! Love your blog so much!

    • Naomi Green

      April 22, 2016

      Thanks so much Chlo! Really appreciate it! Will be posting some more recipes today so make sure to let me know what you think!!

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