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Hummus
  • 0 MINUTE COOK TIME
  • 10 MINUTES TOTAL TIME
PHOTO BY LAURA HEINEMAN

Ingredients

  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/4 C of olive oil
  • 1/3 C of tahini
  • 1 tsp parsley
  • 1/4 C lemon juice
  • 1 can of chickpeas
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • Paprika, and parsley to garnish

Directions

Mise en place

  • Measure out all of the ingredients.

Prepare

  • Using a blender, puree all of the ingredients together.
  • If necessary, thin out with water.
  • Transfer hummus to a serving bowl.
  • Garnish with the paprika and parsley.

Serve

  • Serve and enjoy with whole grain pita bread or fresh veggies!

Recipe in Action

  • 4 Servings
  • Difficulty: Easy
Click here for Nutrition Facts Nutrition Tip

Chickpeas are a great lean protein, they fall in the "legume" category of pod producing plants. Other examples of legumes are beans, nuts and seeds.

Cultural Facts

"Hummus" is the Arabic word for "chickpeas", which are the staple ingredient in this dish.

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