Classic Homemade Hummus
Recipe type: Appetizer
Cuisine: Raw
  • 1 15 oz. can of chickpeas
  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • ½ lemon, juiced
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 tbsp tahini (Soom tahini is my favorite - extra creamy)
  • 1 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp fine grain sea salt
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • ½ tsp smoked sweet paprika for garnish
  • 2 tsp white sesame seeds for garnish
  • 1 spring onion, diced for garnish
  • ¼ cup canola oil or water (optional)
  1. Chill chickpeas overnight in fridge
  2. Rinse chickpeas in water and place in food processor
  3. Add oil, lemon, garlic, tahini, pepper, salt and cumin to food processor and blend until creamy
  4. Add canola oil or water to thin out as needed
  5. Garnish with sesame seeds, diced spring onions and smoked paprika
  6. Serve immediately with raw veggies or your favorite chip or pita bread
  7. Store in airtight container in refrigerator for up to one week
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