Hummus is a Middle Eastern dip / spread made from chickpeas. It is a plant-based snack that's not only delicious but high in protein and valuable nutrients. Enjoy the classic combination of chickpeas, tahini (sesame paste), lemon, garlic and oil or enjoy adding in other ingredients for flavor variations! This healthy vegan snack is one you'll keeping coming back to!
Vegan I Gluten Free
Serves: ~2 cups
Time: 10 minutes
2 cups cooked chickpeas or 1 (15 ounce) can chickpeas, rinsed and drained
2 cloves garlic, chopped
1 lemon, juiced
1/4 cup raw tahini
1/4 cup olive oil
2-3 tbsp. water
1 tsp. cumin powder
1 chili, chopped (optional)
Salt & pepper to taste
To prepare your beans - Add your dried chickpeas to a bowl and cover with 2 -3 inches of water. Soak overnight, 8 - 12 hours. Rinse and drain the chickpeas. Add to a sauce pot and cover with water. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Simmer, uncovered, for 30 - 40 minutes, until tender. Once ready, drain the water and set aside.
To make the hummus - Place all ingredients, in a food processor or blender and mix on medium-high speed until smooth and creamy, 1 - 2 minutes. Stop and scrape down the sides if needed. Add more water or olive oil slowly to adjust the consistency.
Taste and adjust seasoning to your preferences.
To serve- Garnish your bowl of hummus with olive oil, lemon slices, fresh herbs, paprika, etc. Serve with gluten-free chapati & fresh veggie sticks.
Enjoy or store hummus in the fridge for 2 - 3 days.
Find a step-by-step tutorial video with health tips and tricks in the video below!