Chickpea Recipes

Hummus recipe

Yield is about 2 cups of hummus dip.

Ingredients:

1 garlic clove.
¼ cup of tahini (sesame paste).
¼ cup of fresh lemon juice.
2 cups of canned chickpeas drained, rinsed.
½ cup of water.
¼ teaspoon of ground cumin.
¼ teaspoon of cayenne.
Salt, to taste.
Extra virgin olive oil.
Lemon wedges.
Grilled pita triangles.

Directions:

In a food processor or blender, combine the garlic, tahini and lemon juice; process until the mixture whitens.

Add the chickpeas and process until smooth.

Add the water, a little at a time, until the desired consistency is reached.

Add the cumin, cayenne and salt and process. Taste and adjust seasoning if necessary.

Transfer the hummus to a serving bowl, smooth the top and drizzle with extra virgin olive oil.

Serve with lemon wedges and grilled pita triangles.

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Reviews and Comments:

Hummus Review by GodPluce on May 17th, 2012:

I made it with a pinch of paprika instead of cayenne pepper (didn't have it). Still came out delicious!

Very nice. Had it with some white rice.

Hummus Review by Teresa on September 5th, 2012:

I've been sharing this recipe with friends and family. It's that good, especially if you start with dried chickpeas.

Hummus Review by Sheba on February 23rd, 2013:

Absolutely delicious, and easy to make.

Comment by Corinne on June 28th, 2013:

I look forward to making this recipe at camp! Thanks for sharing!

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Published: June 16, 2009

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