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Chickpea Hummus
Hummus is a Middle Eastern spread made from chickpeas, and is a perfect protein and fiber- packed dip for chopped vegetables or whole-grain crackers. It is simple to make at home, requiring just a few ingredients and a food processor.
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Prep Time 10 minutes
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Ingredients
  • 2 cups chickpeas , (canned) drained and liquid reserved, or well-cooked
  • 1/2 cup tahini , sesame paste with some of its oil, (optional)
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil , plus oil for drizzling
  • 2 cloves garlic , peeled or to taste
  • salt , to taste
  • black peper
  • 1 tablespoon cumin , ground, or paprika to taste, plus a sprinkling for garnish
  • 1 lemon , juiced (plus more as needed)
  • parsley , fresh, chopped (for garnish)
Prep Time 10 minutes
Servings
servings
Ingredients
  • 2 cups chickpeas , (canned) drained and liquid reserved, or well-cooked
  • 1/2 cup tahini , sesame paste with some of its oil, (optional)
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil , plus oil for drizzling
  • 2 cloves garlic , peeled or to taste
  • salt , to taste
  • black peper
  • 1 tablespoon cumin , ground, or paprika to taste, plus a sprinkling for garnish
  • 1 lemon , juiced (plus more as needed)
  • parsley , fresh, chopped (for garnish)
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Instructions
  1. Put everything except the parsley in a food processor and begin to process; add the chickpea liquid or water as needed to allow the machine to produce a smooth puree.
  2. Taste and adjust the seasoning. Serve, drizzled with the olive oil and sprinkled with a bit more cumin or paprika and some parsley.
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