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Homemade Hummus

SimpleFoodie's picture
This is your classic Middle Eastern dip best served with warm pita bread.
Ingredients
  Canned chickpeas 1 Cup (16 tbs), drained
  Lemon juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), chopped
  Chickpeas 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Canned, Drained)
  Juice of lemon 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Olive oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Garlic cloves 2 , chopped
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Paprika 1⁄4 Teaspoon (For Garnish)
Directions

1. In a foodprocessor combine the chickpeas, lemon juice, olive oil, garlic, and salt. Pulse until smooth. Add a small quantity of water if it is needed.
2. Garnish with the paprika.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Mediterranean
Method: 
Blending
Dish: 
Dip
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Chickpea
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Here is an excellent video that shares a recipe for an easy homemade hummus. The video is a must see if you are a fan of this Middle Eastern dip. The chef here simply blends all the ingredients together, tops with some olive oil, and a wonderful dip is ready in just a few minutes to enjoy!

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2 Comments

foodpsychologist's picture
Hummus seems to be a very nutritive dish. Could you please tell how this is eaten i.e. is it eaten as it is or with anything else ? What part of a meal is it included in?
healthyeating's picture
Hey foodpsychologist, I think hummus is the best accompaniment to crackers...I sometimes enjoy it with nachos as well...:))