Hummus is a healthy snack and is affordable to make at home. Whether you call the main ingredient chickpeas or garbanzo beans, they’re a winner. They are rich in protein, folate, fiber and iron. Keep it simple and enjoy as is with some dippers or take it to the next level with “Loaded” Hummus!
2 15.5-ounce cans of no salt added chickpeas, drained and rinsed
2 cloves fresh garlic, peeled
½ cup water
¼ cup tahini
3 Tablespoons fresh lemon juice
2 Tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Dash of Salt & Pepper
- Wash hands with warm soapy water for at least 20 seconds.
- Wash workstation.
- Assemble & prepare ingredients.
- Add beans & garlic to a food processor. Pulse until beans are roughly chopped.
- Add remaining ingredients and pulse until smooth. Stopping frequently to scrape down the sides of the bowl.
Store covered in the refrigerator for up to 1 week.
Feta Cheese Crumbles
Olives (kalamata, green, black …)
Sun Dried Tomatoes
Roasted Red Peppers
Fresh Green Pepper
Banana Pepper Slices (Pepperoncini)
Sliced Bell Peppers (multi-color)
Red or Green Onions
Using veggies as dippers really pumps up the nutrition of this already healthy snack!