How To Make Hummus

In the last 10 years, hummus has gone from a traditional Mediterranean dish to something you see at most barbecues, dinner parties and family gatherings. Its rich flavor, creamy texture and quick preparation makes it an ideal food to incorporate into any diet. If you’re not eating it, you should be. And as you’ve probably noticed from the grocery store, it also pairs well with just about anything you want to put in it. Roasted red peppers, jalapeno, giardinera, roasted garlic, olives, spicy, spinach, there’s even recipes for bacon hummus. Whatever way you make it, you can’t really go wrong. It’s great for your go-to dip for crackers, chips and veggies, as a sandwich spread or to just eat on its own by the spoonful. Hey, don’t knock it till you try it. But where hummus stands out the most is the fact it’s made with all sorts of great things like chickpeas and olive oil and lemon that make it a health-packed snack.

In this online culinary course, we show you how to make the deliciously healthy dish, hummus. It’s going to be a staple in your diet once you learn how easy this amazing recipe is.

15 oz canned chickpeas
1 oz lemon juice
2 oz tahini
1 oz lemon juice
1 oz garlic
1 tsp salt
½ tsp cumin
1 ¼ oz water
Paprika and olive oil for garnish

  1. In the bowl of a food processor, add tahini and lemon juice. Let the processer run for 1 minutes, scraping sides as needed so everything is incorporated.
  2. Add two tablespoons of the olive oil, garlic, cumin and salt and process some more.
  3. Add chickpeas and puree until smooth.
  4. Adjust seasoning, put in serving dish and garnish with olive oil and paprika.
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