Simple Hummus


Prep Time

5 Minutes

Prep Notes

  1. Juice the lemon
  2. Mince the garlic
  3. Rinse and drain the chick peas

Cooking Time

0

Yields

6 servings

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 15 oz (one can) of organic chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 3 tablespoons organic unsweetened salt-free tahini
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice (to taste)
  • ¾ teaspoon sea salt (to taste)
  • 4 cloves of garlic, minced (to taste)
  • 1 teaspoon of cayenne pepper (to taste)
  • 1 teaspoon of Paprika (to taste)

Directions

1. Place olive oil, chickpeas, tahini, lemon juice, salt, garlic, and cayenne pepper into a blender with the S blade and pulse until your desired consistency
2. Drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with paprika (can also garnish with chopped parsley)
3. Serve with Carrot Sticks (can be replaced with any other veggies, pita, crackers, etc)

Notes

  • If you are using dried chick peas, soak them overnight and cook them in a pot of water until they are soft