Super Simple Hummus

 
 This hummus beats store bought hummus any day. Feel free to top a bowl of hummus with toasted spices such as cumin seeds, sesame seeds or lemony sumac. This recipe serves as a base that can easily be modified. Whatever you choose to do with this hummus make sure you serve it with flavorful crackers, fresh vegetables or homemade pita chips.

This hummus beats store bought hummus any day. Feel free to top a bowl of hummus with toasted spices such as cumin seeds, sesame seeds or lemony sumac. This recipe serves as a base that can easily be modified. Whatever you choose to do with this hummus make sure you serve it with flavorful crackers, fresh vegetables or homemade pita chips.

 

Adapted from Real Simple

| Yield: 1 ½ cups | Time: 5 minutes |

 

 
 

Preparation

In a food processor, puree the chickpeas with the garlic, olive oil, lemon juice, tahini, cumin and ¾ teaspoon salt until smooth and creamy. If the texture seems too thick add 1 to 2 tablespoons water as necessary. Taste and season.

Transfer to a bowl, drizzle with olive oil, sprinkle with paprika and toasted spices and serve.

Ingredients

1 15 ounce can chickpeas, rinsed

1 clove garlic

¼ cup olive oil, plus more for serving

2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

2 tablespoons tahini

1 teaspoon ground cumin

Kosher salt

¼ teaspoon paprika

Toasted spices, optional

 
 

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