OMG! Hummus
This simple and clean hummus recipe leaves me wondering if I’ll ever use the store-bought kind again! Made with canned chickpeas, garlic, lemon juice, tahini (sesame seed butter), extra virgin olive oil, sea salt, and cumin, OMG! Hummus is creamy and dreamy with just the right amount of zing.  1 Earthfood per serving: ♥
Servings Prep Time
8servings (serving size: 1/4 cup) 15-20minutes
Servings Prep Time
8servings (serving size: 1/4 cup) 15-20minutes
Ingredients
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juiceor you can use Lakewood Organic Pure Lemon Juice
  • 1large clove fresh garlic, mincedor you can use 1/2-1 tsp. of jarred minced garlic
  • 1/2tsp. Sea salt
  • 1/2cup tahinitry Artisana Organic Raw Tahini
  • 2-4tbsp. ice water, or more as neededI used around 6 tablespoons to make it extra creamy!
  • 1/2 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1can (15 oz.) chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
Instructions
  1. Combine lemon juice, garlic and salt in a food processor until garlic is finely chopped. Let rest for 10 minutes.
  2. Add tahini and blend until thick and creamy, stopping to scrape the sides and bottom of food processor as needed. While running the processor, drizzle in 2-4 tablespoons of ice water and blend until really smooth, pale and creamy. Add 1 to 2 tablespoons more ice water if needed.
  3. Add the cumin, chickpeas, and baking soda to the food processor. While blending, drizzle in the olive oil. Blend until super smooth, again, scraping down the sides of the processor as necessary, about 2 minutes. Add more ice water by the tablespoon if necessary to achieve a super creamy texture.
  4. Transfer to a serving bowl and drizzle with extra virgin olive oil. Add toppings of your choice, such as a sprinkle of smoked paprika, diced kalamata olives, or sun-dried tomatoes!
  5. Refrigerate any leftovers in a covered container for up to a week.
Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts per serving (1/4 cup)Calories: 150Total Fat: 11 g; Saturated Fat: 1 g; Sodium: 450 mg; Potassium: 187 mg; Total Carbohydrate: 13 g; Dietary fiber: 4 g; Net Carbohydrates: 9 grams; Sugar: 0 g; Protein: 5 g