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Hummus Recipe

23 Apr

Classic Hummus

Hummus is an appetizer from heaven that is made from chickpeas.  It will impress your guests and please family members either as a fascinating dip or a savory sandwich spread. Hummus is also rich in iron and vitamin C as well as in proteins (and in this recipe with tahini-sesame paste).

Below is the classic hummus recipe. There are several others with different spices or ingredients such as cumin or dried tomatoes.

Ingredients:

500 gr (16 oz) can of boiled chickpeas

1/4 cup liquid from can of chickpeas

Juice of 1 lemon

1 1/2 tablespoons tahini

1/2 teaspoon salt

2 tablespoons olive oil

Preparation Method:

Place chickpeas in food processor. Blend till you obtain a ground mixture. Then add tahini and blend a minute more. Finally add the rest of the ingredients gradually and continue blending well until a smooth creamy texture is achieved.

Serve immediately with any choice of bread or chips. Or use as a sandwich spread.

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