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Real Hummus

Rated as 4.54 out of 5 Stars
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"This hummus is a family recipe passed down from many generations. Eat with warm pita bread."
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Ingredients

15 m servings 54
Original recipe yields 20 servings (2.5 cups)

Directions

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  1. In a blender, chop the garlic. Pour garbanzo beans into the blender, reserving about a tablespoon for garnish. Add reserved liquid, lemon juice, tahini, and salt to the blender. Blend until creamy and well mixed.
  2. Transfer the mixture to a medium serving bowl. Sprinkle with pepper and pour olive oil over the top. Garnish with reserved garbanzo beans.

Footnotes

  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 54 calories; 2.5 6.8 1.6 0 199 Full nutrition

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RECIPE UPDATE I'm the author of this recipe and I wanted to make a few updates. I now use cumin instead of the black pepper. You want 2 cloves of garlic overall. To adjust the texture betw...

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I'm sorry but this was a disaster, the salt was so strong that we ended up trashing it

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RECIPE UPDATE I'm the author of this recipe and I wanted to make a few updates. I now use cumin instead of the black pepper. You want 2 cloves of garlic overall. To adjust the texture betw...

This is a delicious recipe. I added a Tbsp of honey and used the whole lemon. I also toasted and ground whole cumin seeds for a super fresh flavour. Adjust salt to taste. I used only 1 Tbsp ...

This is a pretty good starting point for hummus. I'm giving it four stars instead of five because of the name of the recipe. Not to be rude or anything, but because it's misleading. Hummus is...

Really good. To make it better, use chickpeas that you've cooked at home. I use 2 cloves of garlic. By the way, this is the classic "five-point" recipe for hummus. Chickpeas, garlic, lemon j...

A wonderful recipe! So easy! I make this about once a week. I use 2 15oz cans of beans, therefore I use about 4 heaping tbls of tahini, juice of 2 lemons (meyer lemons are so tasty in this); oth...

This is the fourth hummous recipe I have tried and this is a keeper. I added more garlic and left the chickpeas slightly lumpy. GREAT

Home-made hummus is the only way to go! I suggest adding the lemon gradually, to taste, because I used the full amount the first time and it was too lemony for me. I also added more garlic and d...

Sounds good but to really make it 'from scratch' make your own tahini! Bob's Red Mill brand of White Sesame Seeds has recipes for both the tahini (made from the sesame seeds) and hummus on the ...

I'm sorry but this was a disaster, the salt was so strong that we ended up trashing it