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Chickpea Hummus

Hummus the Arabic word for chickpea. Packed with protein. Best enjoyed with pita bread,, veggies, used as a sandwich spread or dressing on a salad.

Course Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine Mediterranean, Vegan
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Author YourChoices.Life

Ingredients

  • 2 15oz cans chickpeas rinsed and drained (save liquid; aquafaba)
  • ¼ cup tahini
  • 4 garlic cloves more or less to your liking
  • 1 Tbs lemon juice
  • 1/2- 2/3 cup aquafaba
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh parsley optional

Sun-dried tomato and garlic garnish

  • 1 cup roasted tomatoes
  • 5 cloves garlic
  • 3 tbsp olive oil

Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients except the saved liquid (aquafaba) in a food processor or strong blender. Pulse/blend to puree adding aquafaba until smooth. Adding more or less liquid to get the consistency of your liking. Processing longer will yield a smoother whippy texture. Place the hummus in a serving dish. If desired garnish with parsley.

Sun-dried tomato and garlic garnish

  1. Combine all ingredients in a food processor. Pulse several times to mince together. Make a well in the center of the hummus and spoon in the garnish. Top with pine nuts or a sprinkle of parsley.

Recipe Notes

We love to experiment with the flavor and texture of hummus by adding in spices or veggies such as cumin, cilantro, beets, spinach or roasted peppers!