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Hummus

Preparation: 4 To 6 Servings
TIME: 10 minutes

Don’t we all just love hummus? Hummus is the most versatile and loved dips and snack foods. What makes it even better, is that hummus rich with a whole variety of vitamins and minerals as well as other health benefits. Chickpeas are a great plant-based source of protein as well as having anti-inflammation properties and being high in fibre. Using our chemical-free organic extra virgin olive oil you can easily make a delicious and healthy snack for all occasions.

Arabic , Chickpeas , Dips , Lebanese , Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil , Snacks , Tahini ,

Ingredients

  • 1 (15-ounce) can chickpeas or 1 1/2 cups (250 grams) cooked chickpeas
  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) fresh lemon juice (1 large lemon)
  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) well-stirred tahini, see our homemade tahini recipe
  • 1 small garlic clove, minced
  • 2 tablespoons (30 ml) of Coroli Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil, plus more for serving
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons (30 to 45 ml) water
  • Dash ground paprika or sumac, for serving

Preparation

  1. In the bowl of a food processor, combine the tahini and lemon juice and process for 1 minute, scrape the sides and bottom of the bowl then process for 30 seconds more.
  2. Add the olive oil, minced garlic, cumin, and a 1/2 teaspoon of salt to the whipped tahini and lemon juice.
  3. Process for 30 seconds, scrape the sides and bottom of the bowl then process another 30 seconds or until well blended.
  4. Open, drain, and rinse the chickpeas. Add half of the chickpeas to the food processor and process for 1 minute.
  5. Scrape sides and bottom of the bowl, then add remaining chickpeas and process until thick and quite smooth; 1 to 2 minutes.
  6. Slowly add 2 to 3 tablespoons of water until you reach the perfect consistency.
  7. Taste for salt and adjust as needed.
  8. Serve hummus with a drizzle of olive oil and dash of paprika.
  9. Store homemade hummus in an airtight container and refrigerate up to one week.

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