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Easy Garlic & Lemon Hummus Recipe

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An easy hummus recipe with canned chickpeas ready in no time! A creamy, tasty, and healthy dip. Ideal for vegan and vegetarian diet too!

It needs only a few basic ingredients and a small food processor.

Hummus is a perfect spread for your fresh homemade bread, your fresh sandwich, and a delicious and healthy dip for your fresh veggies!

The best thing is that you can enjoy at all times during the day! Enjoy it with your breakfast, your lunch, your dinner, or snack time.

The big plus is that it is not only delicious, but it is also healthy and nutritious!

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Easy Garlic & Lemon Hummus Recipe

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An easy hummus recipe with canned chickpeas ready in no time! A creamy, tasty, and healthy dip. Ideal for vegan and vegetarian diet too! It needs only a few basic ingredients and a small food processor.
Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Mediterranean
Servings 6
Calories 120 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1.5 cups canned chickpeas , or cooked (250g)
  • 4 tbsp tahini , (60mL)
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 tbsp olive oil , extra-virgin – (15mL)
  • lemon , juiced –  (~3 tbsp)
  • 1/4 cup water  , (60mL) –  (~4 tbsp)
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1.2 tsp paprika , optional

Instructions
 

  • Rinse well the canned chickpeas.
  • Place all ingredients except for the chickpeas in a food processor  and blend on high until well combined.  Stop the blending occasionally to scrape the sides.
  • When you have a smooth and creamy consistency the hummus is ready!
  • Plate, sprinkle with olive oil, and garnish with olives and chopped fresh herbs and serve. 

Notes

  • Served:
    • with raw vegetables such as cucumber, carrots, red, yellow, and green peppers,
    • with olive oil on top, and some olives, vegan cheese or feta, and homemade bread on the side.
  • Variations: 
    • Spice up the hummus with flavors like cumin, fresh cilantro, or smoked paprika.
    • Add more or less garlic.
    • Add roasted garlic.
    • Add more or less lemon.
    • Replace tahini with Greek yogurt if you are not a fan of tahini.
  • Storage: Serve and enjoy it immediately. Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to a week.
  • Extra Tip: If you do not use canned chickpeas that are already cooked and you are cooking from dried chickpeas then this is about 1/2 cup dried.
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A Few More Notes About This Easy Hummus Recipe

  • Served:
    • with raw vegetables such as cucumber, carrots, red, yellow, and green peppers,
  • Variations: 
    • Add :
      • more or less garlic,
      • roasted garlic,
      • more or less lemon.
    • Spice up the hummus with flavors like cumin, fresh cilantro, or smoked paprika.
    • Replace tahini with Greek yogurt if you are not a fan of tahini, or currently don’t have it in your cupboard.
  • Storage: Serve and enjoy it immediately. Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to a week.
  • Extra Tip: If you do not use canned chickpeas that are already cooked and you are cooking from dried chickpeas then this is about 1/2 cup dried.

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Nutrition Facts

*This is an estimated nutrition chart provided by an online nutrition calculator. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.

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