Easy Homemade Hummus

By August 21, 2011Sauces, Sides, Vegan Recipes

Hummus for the Diva on the go

You don’t always have the time to prepare extravagant meals or snacks; so I have created this super-easy-to-make hummus recipe for those of us that are short on time, but big into scratch.

Easy Homemade Hummus
 
A super-easy-to-make hummus recipe for those of us that are short on time, but big into scratch.
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Recipe type: Snack
Cuisine: Healthy
Ingredients
  • 1 can chickpeas, drained
  • 2 tbsp tahini
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 tbsp nutritional yeast
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • ½ tsp salt
  • water as needed
Instructions
  1. Add all ingredients to a food processor.
  2. Process until smooth, adding tiny amounts of water as needed.
  3. Serve with toasted pita or your favorite veggies!
  4. Easy-peesy lemon-squeezy!
 

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This recipe is to die for; whether you are making this as a between meals snack or hosting a dinner party… all will be impressed and it doesn’t even take long to prepare! You spend less time in the kitchen and more time on your hair, and still look like a natural-born Suzy Homemaker.

Easy Homemade Hummus
 
This is a great between meals snack or for when you're hosting a dinner party. This hummus recipe is a serious crowd pleaser. Fancy hummus if you will.
Author:
Recipe type: Snack
Cuisine: Healthy
Ingredients
  • 1 can of chickpeas
  • ½ onion, chopped
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 3 roma tomatoes
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 cloves of garlic, crushed
  • 2 tbsp lime juice, or 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 2 tbsp fresh basil
  • 1 tbsp nutritional yeast
  • sea salt to taste
Instructions
  1. Drain the chickpeas and cook them in boiling salted water with onion and bay leaf for 30 min.
  2. Drain, remove the bay leave and reserve ¼ cup of liquid.
  3. Preheat your oven to 400 degrees F.
  4. Cut the tomatoes in halves, sprinkle with sea salt and drizzle with 1 tbsp oil.
  5. Bake in the oven for 30-40 min or until the tomatoes are very tender.
  6. Allow the tomatoes and chickpeas to cool a little, and place into a food processor.
  7. Add garlic, the citrus juice of your choice, sugar 2 tbsp olive oil and process until smooth (adding reserved liquid as necessary).
  8. Stir through fresh basil and yeast and serve with toasted pita or tortilla chips.
 

 

 

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