Homemade Hummus

January 27, 2018 • Recipes, Snacks

Hummus is one of those truly diverse foods. It can be used as a dip for veggies and crackers, as a spread on a pita or as an addition to your favorite veggie sandwich!  The chickpeas used in hummus are high in iron, folate, phosphorus and B vitamins. It is rich in protein so it can help fight hunger cravings and balance blood sugar levels. What better way to eat healthy?

1 19oz can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
¼ cup fresh lemon juice
1/3 cup tahini
2 Tbsp fresh cilantro (optional if not available)
2 Tbsp olive oil
1 clove garlic
¼ tsp ground cumin
¼ tsp each sea salt and black pepper

Place chickpeas in food processor.  Puree coarsely.  Add lemon juice, tahini, cilantro, olive oil, garlic, cumin, salt and pepper.  Process.  Add lemon juice to thin if necessary.