Hummus Recipe

Hummus in its simplest form is made from cooked, mashed chickpeas, and serves as a great source of protein, especially for vegetarians. In addition to its high protein content, Hummus is also high in iron, vitamin C, folate, vitamin B6 and dietary fibre. All of which are vital components in a healthy, balanced diet.

Hummus Recipe

Hummus is traditionally served with fresh or toasted pita bread, and makes for a great snack or appetizer.

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Hummus Recipe
 
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A simple, easy to prepare Hummus recipe made from Garbanzo beans, Tahini, Lemon Juice, Garlic and more...
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Recipe type: Appetizer
Serves: 8
Ingredients
  • 2 cups of canned garbanzo beans (also known as chickpeas), drained
  • ⅓ cup of tahini
  • ¼ cup of lemon juice
  • 2 cloves garlic, halved
  • 1 tbsp of olive oil
  • 1 pinch of paprika
  • 1 tsp of salt
  • 1 tsp of minced fresh parsley
Instructions
  1. Place the garbanzo beans, tahini, lemon juice, salt and garlic in a blender or food processor
  2. Blend until smooth
  3. Transfer mixture to a serving bowl
  4. Drizzle olive oil over the garbanzo bean mixture
  5. Sprinkle with paprika and parsley
  6. Serve immediately with fresh, warm or toasted pita bread, or cover and refrigerate

 

(Makes 8 Servings)

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