RECIPE: Hummus*


  • PREPARATION 20 minutes
  • EQUIPMENT blender or food processor
  • MAKES 1 cup

*INGREDIENTS (contains oil)

  • 1 c cooked and drained chickpeas (save liquid)
  • 1/4 c tahini
  • 1/8 c olive oil
  • 1 clove peeled garlic
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • salt to taste
  • black pepper to taste
  • 1/8 tsp cumin (optional)
  • paprika to taste and for garnish (optional)


  • Blend until smooth 1 c COOKED, DRAINED CHICKPEAS (save liquid and use as needed for blending) with 1/4 c TAHINI, 1/8 c OLIVE OIL, 1 CLOVE GARLIC, PEELED, JUICE OF 1 LEMON, SALT, PEPPER, CUMIN (optional) or PAPRIKA (optional) to taste.
  • Add more lemon juice if desired.
  • Garnish with small amounts of oil from tahini, olive oil, chopped parsley, and paprika.

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