The Best Tasting Hummus Ever

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This is the best tasting hummus ever! Simple, flavorful and creamy. You are going to love this healthy dipping snack. Eat is as a dip or on a sandwich. Yummy, yum! What I love about this hummus recipe is that it is super easy to make and seriously taste so good. It makes approximately 1 cup.

hummus

Dip veggies, crackes, pita bread or whatever else you can think of.

Ingredients

  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 can garbanzo beans, rinsed and drained
  • Juice of 1/2 – 1 lemon
  • 1 tsp. grated lemon zest (optional)
  • 2 Tbsp. Tahini
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 1½ tsp. ground cumin
  • ½ tsp. paprika
  • 3 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp. Chives (optional)
  • 1-2 Tbsp. Fresh parsley (optional)
  • 1-2 Tbsp. fresh cilantro (optional)

Instructions

  1. In a small sauce pan bring the water to a boil, add in the garlic and boil uncovered for 3 minutes.
  2. Take garlic out of water and set aside to cool. Reserve water.
  3. In a food processor or blender, puree the garlic, garbanzo beans, lemon juice, lemon zest, Tahini, salt, cumin, paprika and olive oil.
  4. If you want the herbs blended in so you can’t see them, add them now and puree.
  5. Process until smooth by adding 3-4 Tbsp. of the reserved garlic water, until you get the desired consistency. (It doesn’t take much, so pour slowly).
  6. If you want the herbs to be seen, add them now and mix well.
  7. Transfer to a small serving dish and sprinkle with additional paprika if desired.

Enjoy!

The Best Tasting Hummus Ever

hummus

This is the best tasting hummus ever! Simple, flavorful and creamy. You are going to love this healthy dipping snack.

  • Prep Time10 min
  • Cook Time3 min
  • Total Time13 min
  • Course
    • Appetizer

Ingredients

    • 2 cloves garlic, peeled
    • 1 cup water
    • 1 can garbanzo beans, rinsed and drained
    • Juice of 1/2 – 1 lemon
    • 1 tsp. grated lemon zest (optional)
    • 2 Tbsp. Tahini
    • ½ tsp. salt
    • 1½ tsp. ground cumin
    • ½ tsp. paprika
    • 3 Tbsp. olive oil
    • 1 Tbsp. Chives (optional)
    • 1-2 Tbsp. Fresh parsley (optional)
    • 1-2 Tbsp. fresh cilantro (optional)

INSTUCTIONS

1

In a small sauce pan bring the water to a boil, add in the garlic and boil uncovered for 3 minutes.

 
2

Take garlic out of water and set aside to cool. Reserve water.

3

In a food processor or blender, puree the garlic, garbanzo beans, lemon juice, lemon zest, Tahini, salt, cumin, paprika and olive oil.

4

If you want the herbs blended in so you can’t see them, add them now and puree.

5

Process until smooth by adding 3-4 Tbsp. of the reserved garlic water, until you get the desired consistency. (It doesn’t take much, so pour slowly).

6

If you want the herbs to be seen, add them now and mix well.

7

Transfer to a small serving dish and sprinkle with additional paprika if desired.

8

Enjoy!

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Jan Howell

Jan Howell

Whether it’s a new recipe, a fun craft, or some handy tips for your garden and home, I hope to empower and inspire you with skills that you can use to create joy, improved health, and to do it in a simple way.

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