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Monday, September 16, 2013

Homemade Hummus ♥

 Here is my recipe for homemade hummus, I love hummus it's one of my absolute favorites! enjoy! ♥

 Ingredients ♥

3 cups cooked fresh garbanzo beans or 2 (15 oz) cans cooked beans
1/4 c plus 2 T freshly squeezed lemon juice
4 T extra virgin olive oil
1 head of raw garlic
1 ½ tsp sea salt (start off with 1 tsp and taste it after mixing)
pepper to taste
chili powder to taste
½ tsp cumin
½ onion finely chopped
3 T chopped fresh parsley
3 T chopped fresh dill
1/3 cup Tahini

Directions  ♥

1. Preheat oven to 375. Take raw garlic and chop the top off. Place the top and bottom on a sheet of aluminum foil. Drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Wrap foil completely around garlic creating a packet. Place packet on baking sheet and roast for 35 min. Allow to cool slightly when finished roasting.

2. Pull or squeeze the cloves of roasted garlic out of the skins and toss in the food processor. Then add garbanzo beans, lemon juice, olive oil, salt, pepper, chili powder,tahini and cumin in food processor and blend until completely smooth. Taste to see if it needs more lemon or salt.

3. Scrape into a bowl and mix in the finely chopped onion and chopped fresh herbs. Garnish with extra fresh herbs and a drizzle of olive oil.

4. Serve with carrot, celery, and bell pepper sticks

or fat free pita chips! enjoy!

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